Lindsey, left, and Riley Newman compete in the national pickleball championships this week. (provided photo)

Lindsey, left, and Riley Newman compete in the national pickleball championships this week. (provided photo)

Newmans finish 2nd in national tournament / Pickleball

South Whidbey siblings Lindsey and Riley Newman finished second in the open mixed doubles division of the Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in California.

The Newmans defeated the defending champions, Lucy Kovalova and Matt Wright, in the semifinals and then fell to Simone Jardim and Kyle Yates in the gold-medal match.

More than 2,200 professional and amateur pickleball players are competing in the national championships, which run through Sunday, Nov. 10.

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