Nelson rink moves onto provincial showcase

The Nelson Curling Club was well represented at the Kootenay Club Challenge hosted in Invermere this past weekend.

(L-R) Roger May

The Nelson Curling Club was well represented at the Kootenay Club Challenge hosted in Invermere this past weekend.

Five men’s teams and five women’s teams represented clubs from throughout the Kootenays vying for the title to move onto the Pacific International Curling Cup which will be held in Richmond from April 18 to 22. Teams from throughout Pacific Rim countries, such as Japan, China, Korea, Iceland, Australia, U.S. will compete with the winner representing BC at the Dominion Curling Club Championship.

Roger May’s team from Nelson with third Steve Greenwood, second Jamie Tedesco and lead Graham Jamin battled it out with the Mercereau team from Sparwood in an extra end to come home with the Kootenay Cup title.

The Nelson’s ladies team of Susan Hicks, Deanna Cownden, Marlo Tedesco and Terri Richardson lost in the final game to Beaver Valley.

The BC Senior Games will be well represented with the Kootenay team of Nelson players Garry Beaudry and Harry Davidson, Russ Beauchamp from Trail and Don Bedard from Grand Forks beating out the Jim Swanson rink from Castlegar.

 

The Seniors Games will be held in Burnaby in August.

 

 

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