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B.C. seniors curling championships underway

ACTION GOT UNDERWAY Tuesday morning at the Comox Valley Curling Centre as eight men
ACTION GOT UNDERWAY Tuesday morning at the Comox Valley Curling Centre as eight men's and eight women's teams are competing at the Tim Hortons BC Seniors Curling Championships. Play continues through to Saturday's finals at 2 p.m.
— image credit: PHOTO BY EARLE COUPER

The Tim Hortons BC Senior Curling Championships got underway Tuesday morning at the Comox Valley Curling Centre.

On the men's side, first draw results included Dean Thulin (Campbell River) edging Ken McHargue (Elkford) 5-4, Ken Watson (Vancouver) slipping past Garry Gelowitz (Kelowna) 6-5, Ron Vanderstar (Smithers) defeating Larry Macdonald (Langley) 8-3 and Wes Craig (Victoria) prevailing 5-3 over Craig Lepine (Peace Arch).

In women's action, Gwen Clark (Langley) defeated Heather Nichol (Castlegar) 10-1 and Kathy Smiley (Royal City) edged Lil Blashko Summerland) 5-4.

Play continues today through to Saturday's 2 p.m. finals for both the men and the women. Admission is free.

 

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