Team Waffle 3rd Eric Eriksson shoots in the first draw on Tuesday, Jan. 29. Tracey Roberts photo

Provincial Curling Results: Team Waffle loses first game

Hometown squad falls 12-2 to Kamloops’ Team Wenzek

The first draw of the 2019 BC Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships is over.

Hometown favourites, Team Waffle fell to Kamloop’s Team Wenzek by a score of 13-2.

After going down 4-0 after the first two ends, Team Waffle crept back into the match with a couple decent shots in the third end to make it 4-2.

However, Team Wenzek scored five in the fourth and another three in the following two ends to put the game out of reach.

Also playing in the Men’s competition was Team Montgomery, who scored five in the eighth and ninth ends to put away Team Klymchuck by a score of 12-5.

Team Blandford also outlasted Team Horning in a tight affair by a score of 5-4. Team Blandford needed the tenth end to sneak the winning point.

In Women’s action, last year’s champions, Team Van Osch fell to Team Thompson 6-5 in a squeaker. The Thompson side scored one in the the tenth to edge by.

Team Slattery won the final first draw match by a score of 8-4 over Team Gushulak.

READ MORE: B.C. Curling Championships teams start practicing today in Quesnel

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