L-R: Winners Al Martin, Len Seymour, Liz Burke and Anna Barth are seen here at the 31st annual Maglio Bocce Tournament. Photo submitted

L-R: Winners Al Martin, Len Seymour, Liz Burke and Anna Barth are seen here at the 31st annual Maglio Bocce Tournament. Photo submitted

Women’s team wins Nelson bocce tournament for 1st time

Liz Burke and Anna Barth won the 31st annual Maglio Bocce Tournament

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A women’s team has won the A division trophy at the 31st annual Maglio Bocce Tournament for the first time.

Nelson’s Anna Barth and Trail’s Liz Burke teamed up to win the title in the first year the event had men and women’s teams competing against each other at Lakeside Park.

Trail natives Len Seymour and Al Martin meanwhile took the B division title.

The event, which was hosted on July 21 by the Nelson Italian Canadian Society, included 15 teams.