Locals win Parksville bonspiel

The Parksville Curling Club hosted the Parksville women’s open bonspiel with 20 teams from the Comox Valley to Esquimalt.

The Parksville Curling Club hosted the Parksville women’s open bonspiel with 20 teams from Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanaimo, Comox Valley, Port Alberni and Esquimalt.

Players also came from as far away as Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary.

The bonspiel was played out over 50 games, including five event finals and featured players from Vancouver Island, Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary.

The team of Lynn Noble (skip), Donna Langlands (third), Crystal Murray (second) and Shirley Wong (lead) from Qualicum Beach, won the “A” event, sponsored by Hollis Wealth Management.

Winners of the “B” event, sponsored by Lesley’s Esthetics, were the team (from Nanaimo) of skip Lesley Shearer, third Glynis Davis and second Susanna Gundison.

The “C” event, which was sponsored by Sunwest Helicopters, was won by the team of skip Amber Dufour, third Jen Zbinden, second Brenda MacPherson and lead Christine Duncan, all from the Comox Valley.

In the “D” event, sponsored by Sheila Dale, the winning rink was skip Dolores Wallace, third Lynn Fedoruk, second Lori McKay and lead Jade Shultis (from Esquimalt).

Taking home the “E” event, sponsored by the Parksville Curling Club, was skip Winn Rehill, third Cheryl Noble, second Nancy Douglas and lead Vivien Williams, hailing from Parksville.

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