In second was the District 10 pair of Jim Munday (Southaven MS) and Larry Sealy (Owens Cross Roads AL).
The winners, who qualified fourth after Wednesday’s opening round, scored 60% in Thursday’s first final session to take the lead. Their score in the second final set was a mere 53%, but it was enough to hang on against Munday and Sealy.
The was the first NABC title for the winners who have played as a partnership for two years.
“We were just happy to qualify,” said Weingarten. “We represented our district in Flight B just two years ago. We had no expectations about this event, but we were very consistent …”
“Except for the last session!” added Edelstein.
The winners’ four-session total was 411.47 matchpoints. Munday and Sealy finished with 408.47, while the California duo of Mark Itabashi and Ross Grabel were third with 401.57.