Ryan Bailey curls a rock as Mike Gatenby (left) and Roger Solly sweep during the Williams Lake Curling Club’s Men’s and Ladies’ Joint Bonspiel.

Ryan Bailey curls a rock as Mike Gatenby (left) and Roger Solly sweep during the Williams Lake Curling Club’s Men’s and Ladies’ Joint Bonspiel.

Teskey, Shephard rinks claim ‘A’ championships at bonspiel

The Williams Lake Curling Club’s first bonspiel of the season curled its way into the club record books late February.

The Williams Lake Curling Club’s first bonspiel of the season, the Men’s and Ladies’ Joint Bonspiel, curled its way into the club record books late February.

Working their way to the ‘A’ title on the ladies’ side was the rink of skip Yvonne Teskey, Cec Benard, Hazel Anderson and Pam Fisch.

The men’s ‘A’ championship went to Williams Lake skip John Shephard, who was joined by teammates Rod Anderson, Bruce Jacques and Gerry Leclerc.

On the ‘B’ side it was skip Donna Schiach and her teammates Gail McLellan, Lori Kelly and Gwen Balmer taking the crown, while Kamloops’ Ron Graden, Rick Reimer, Steve Remesz and Dave Luck were their counterparts in the men’s draw.

Wrapping up the tournament as ‘C’ event winners were Mark Law’s rink of Law, Tim Fisch, Mike Pedersen and Peter Bowman, plus Simone Groundwater, Laura Ball, Michelle Ball and Jessica Ball on the ladies’ side.

Next up for the WLCC is the Annual Mixed Bonspiel, taking place March 14-15 in Williams Lake.

For more information e-mail wlcc@shaw.ca.