Local rinks were big winners at the Royal LePage Men’s Open Bonspiel, held Nov. 4-6 at the Comox Valley Curling Club.
The A event, sponsored by Assante Wealth Management, was won by the Comox Valley quartet of skip Ron Schmidt, third Norm Cote, second Craig Bernes and lead Darren Richards. (Sponsor rep Ron Schmidt).
The B event, sponsored by Colonial Countertops, went to the Comox Valley rink of skip Peter Olsen, third Fraser Irwin, second Dwight Fulmore and lead Jim Hogarth. (Sponsor rep Rick Thomson).
The C event, sponsored by Island Truss, was won by the Nanaimo team of skip Brendan Neff, third Rob Vlaj, second Tyler Huntley and lead Ian Cook. (Sponsor rep Richard Tanguay).
The D event, supported by Crown Isle and Canadian Tire, went to the Comox Valley rink of skip Ray Michell, third Silvio Alberti, second Kevin May and lead Jade Jensen.
The draw to the button competition sponsored by Crown Isle Real Estate was won by Jackson Marshall. Bonspiel spokesperson Richard Tanguay thanked all the sponsors, volunteers and 26 teams that participated.
EXTRA ENDS The busy month of November continues at the curling club with the Black Creek Funspiel on Nov. 12, 50+ League Bonspiel on Nov. 16-18 and the Junior Open Bonspiel on Nov. 19 …