Four Kauai pickleball players — Leland Ibara, David and Theresa Della Lana and Tiffany Rae — were the only Kauai representatives at the 2018 Biltmore Cardiology Grand Canyon State Games, which wrapped up Feb. 25 in El Mirage, Arizona.
More than 700 players representing 24 states and three Canadian provinces participated in this Tier 2 USAPA-sanctioned event.
Ibara and David Della Lana earned the silver medal in the Men’s Doubles Skill 3.5, 19+/35+ combined age grouping.
Rae and Theresa Della Lana won a bronze medal in the Women’s Doubles Skill 4.0, 19+ group. The pair also found gold in the 35-plus age group.