Fifty-five years of the wheel and spiel

The Quesnel Ladies Curling Club hosted their 55th annual "wheel 'n' spiel", Jan. 23 – 25.

The Quesnel Ladies Curling Club hosted their 55th annual “wheel ‘n’ spiel”, Jan. 23 – 25.

The winners of the A event were the Buholzer rink.

Skipped by Steffany Buholzer, who now live in Osoyoos.

Third was Rhonda Christenson with Brittany Bulhozer in second; both Quesnel curlers.

Taking lead was Carol Bulhozer from Osoyoos.

The Bulhozer rink faced-off agasint last year’s winner of the B event, the Daryl Bosch rink and won.

Daryl from Kelowna and her teammates from Willams Lake, third Lynn Lanki, second Lori Bloudoff and lead Monica Lachapelle were outplayed by the Bulhozer rink with a score of 10-2.

Placing third and fourth in the A event were the Lori Wawryk and Diane Sanderson teams.

The event A winners are well known junior curlers. With Brittany Bulhozer as skip, mother Carol as coach and Steffany playing second in.

The Bulhozer’s representing Quesnel were the Junior Curling Zone Champions for the Cariboo Zone in 2003 and the Silver Medalists in the B.C. Winter Games in Port Alberni in 2004.

The winners of the B event was the Brenda Ernst team.

Playing with Ernst was third Gay Carter, second Bonnie May and lead Connie Moody. Ernst beat out the Lorna Schley team, third May Ramsey, second Shirley Napier and lead Judy Cottyn, in a close game of 6-5. Placing third and fourth in the B event were the Gloria Ardell and Mary Ellison teams.

The winner of the C event was the Dana Johansen rink, including third Darla Duguid, second Cara Kardynal and Lead Carol Richter. Johansen beat the Marlene Louttit team, tied after the fourth end Johansen kept the Louttit team from scoring any more point and won 8-2.

Playing with Louttit was third Doreen Gurnett, second Irene Durocher and lead Deb Robson.

Lastly placing third and fourth in the C event were the Wawryk and Louise Scott teams.

Bonspiel chairperson Deb Burton and her team put on a busy fun filled bonspiel with the “Wild West” theme. The curlers were kept entertained with cowboy names, lingo, a costume contest and a banquet.

–Submitted by the Quesnel Curling Club


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