Vernon hosts B.C. men’s curling

Kelowna’s Jeff Richard and Jim Cotter’s Vernon/Kelowna rink are back on the ice at noon on Wednesday for the fifth draw of the B.C. Men’s Curling Championship in Vernon.

Kelowna’s Jeff Richard and Jim Cotter’s Vernon/Kelowna rink are back on the ice at noon on Wednesday for the fifth draw of the B.C. Men’s Curling Championship in Vernon.

Richard takes on Vernon’s Darren Heath, while Cotter meets Brent Pierce of Royal City.

In the 7:30 p.m. draw, Richard will play Royal City’s Sean Geall, and Cotter takes on Heath.

Both rinks played two games on Tuesday, including a head-on matchup, but final scores were not available at press time.

On Monday, Richard and Cotter both started the event with two wins.

For up to date information on provincial, visit curlbc.ca.

Mens superleague

It was last over first as Ken Harvey (Vista Radio) upset Gary Gelowitz (Case Furniture) last week in Molson’s Kelowna Open Men’s Superleague of Curling.

Harvey (3-14) built a 6-2 lead, then drew the four-foot with his final stone to secure a 7-6 win over Gelowitz (13-3-1).

In other games, Frank Morrisette (Coors Light) scored a deuce in the eighth to slip past Justin Nillson (Springfield Autobody) 6-5.

With Tyler Jaeger throwing last rocks, Lance McGinn (Meyers Norris Penny) defeated Bruce Clark (Big White) 7-6.

Womens superleague

Leeanne Ursel (Kelowna Ford/McDonalds) remained undefeated in Grant Thornton Ladies Superleague of Curling.

Ursel, 16-0, scored five in the first and four more in the second for a 9-2 win over Susan Hillock (Canscribe).

In other games, Louise Roberts-Taylor (Mission Park Naturals) scored three in the seventh to beat Marilyn Zubick (LPS/Proteck) 8-5.

Maureen Bird (Odlum Brown) rang up four in the fourth and coasted to an 8-3 win over Judy MacKenzie (Nutrilawn).

Leila Johnston (Dycks Pharamacists) executed a double takeout in the eighth to slide past Jen Pynn(Michael Craddock-Caldwell) 7-6 and Laurie Troock (UBR Services) defeated Pegi Uyeyama ( L and D Meats) 6-1.

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