“We focused on defense,” Castillo said. “We gave up very few tricks and collected a lot of overtricks. And we kept it simple.”
They scored 64.92% and 60.69% in Thursday’s final sessions after racking up 63.15%, 68.62%, 74.17% and 55.09% in the first four sessions.
It was the first time they played together in a tournament, Gross said.
Margie Cole and Leonardo Fuscoloni of New York finished second.
Here’s the list of winners.