Second Annual Mastrocola Kiwanis Bocce Tournament

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Friends and family wear shirts touting “Cataldo Strong” and an image of Ersilia Cataldo Matarazzo on their backs at the Second Annual Mastrocola Kiwanis Bocce Tournament held in her honor. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso)

Leader Herald Staff Report

The Second Annual Mastrocola Kiwanis Bocce Tournament was held in memory of Ersilia Cataldo Matarazzo on Saturday June 1, 2019.

Twelve teams competed for a $1,000 prize as well as a second place prize of $450.

Team Sabatino Insurance won the tournament and gave back their $1000 prize to the Ersilia Charity Fund held by the Everett Kiwanis.

The winners also received a trophy, dedicated and named in honor of Everett Kiwanis Club Vice-President, Ersilia Cataldo Matarazzo.

The money raised during the event was given to the Kiwanis Club to be used for their scholarships and charities throughout the community.

The event was held at the Italian American Club in Malden from 9am to 5pm.

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Anthony Donetelli, Ross Barker, Vince Tersigni and Pio Frittitta compete at the Second Annual Mastrocola Kiwanis Bocce Tournament.(Photo by Joseph Prezioso)
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Bocci balls in play at the Second Annual Mastrocola Kiwanis Bocce Tournament held in memory and honor of Erisilia Cataldo Matarazzo. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso)
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Players and friends watch the heated gameplay at the Second Annual Mastrocola Kiwanis Bocce Tournament. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso)
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Elvera Gina Maniscalco watches the game play at the Second Annual Mastrocola Kiwanis Bocce Tournament held in memory and honor of Ersilia Cataldo Matarazzo at the Italian American Club In Malden on Saturday June 1, 2019. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso)
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Grill master Rocco Longo, of Sabatino Insurance, grills homemade sausages at the Second Annual Mastrocola Kiwanis Bocce Tournament held in memory of Ersilia Cataldo Matarazzo. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso)
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Mike Gochis, Tom Marchant, Matthew Romano and Joe Buscaino compete at the Second Annual Mastrocola Kiwanis Bocce Tournament. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso)
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Trophies sit waiting to be claimed at the Second Annual Mastrocola Kiwanis Bocce Tournament held In honor of Ersilia Cataldo Matarazzo. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso)
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Team Sabatino Insurance won the tournament and gave back their $1,000 prize to the Ersilia Charity Fund held by the Everett Kiwanis.
(Photo below by Rafael Santos) 

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