Table Tennis state championships decided in East Falls [gallery]

On Saturday and Sunday, the state’s top table-tennis players (and newbies alike) headed to East Falls to compete in the 2014 Pennsylvania Table Tennis State Championships.

For the second consecutive year, the event was hosted by the Trolley Car Table Tennis Club, which is located in the Falls Center, 3300 Henry Ave.

In all, there were 17 different events, eight of which represented state-championship competitions.

Here are the final results:

Open Singles:1st – YanFan Zhang 2nd – John Mark WetzlerWomen’s Open: 1st – Claire Xiao 2nd – Eliana ChowOpen Doubles: 1st – YanFan Zhang/Claire Xiao 2nd – Steve Lowry/Mark VrabelUnder 18 Yrs:1st – Josiah Chow 2nd – Jeremiah ChowOver 40:1st – John Mark Wetzler 2nd – Steve LowryOver 50:1st – Steve Lowry 2nd – John Mark WetzlerOver 60:1st – Robert Saperstein 2nd – Peter ZomboriOver 70:1st – Vernon Kirk 2nd – Gary KennedyNon-Rated:1st – Eugene Cristoacia 2nd – Ivan D’SouzaUnder 1050:1st – Alexander Symanski 2nd – Nick FlorUnder 1250:1st – Evan Wang 2nd – Shawn CaiUnder 1475:1st – Pavan Kumar 2nd – Lina YakoUnder 1700:1st – Tim Hui2nd – Martin NormanUnder 1850:1st – Abolaji Ogunshola 2nd – Sergey GubermanUnder 2075:1st – Anish Phadnis2nd – Hamid HayatUnder 2250:1st – Josiah Chow 2nd – Kevin CheungUnder 3400 Doubles:1st – Alex Weiner/Win Ton 2nd – Sergey Guberman/Leonid Laskin

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