Zanesfield Petanque Club member Ziggy Kessouagni recently competed in two national tournaments in Austin, Texas.
Kessouagni played in the FPUSA men’s singles national tournament. There were 36 men in the tournament, and after three qualifying games Kessouagni was ranked first. The top 20 moved on in the main tournament. Kessouagni made the final, but lost 13-10 to place second.
Kessouagni also competed in the FPUSA mixed triples national tournament. He partnered with Barbara Kongsbak and Joe Cortright from Portland, Ore. There were 22 teams in the event. After qualifying rounds the team was ranked first. They went on to win the final 13-5.