The 2018 Oceanside Master’s Open Bonspiel was held at both Parksville Curling Club, and this year’s host Qualicum Curling Club.
The competition wound up on Jan. 7. It had 32 teams including men’s, women’s and mixed teams from Parksville, Qualicum, Comox Valley, Nanaimo, Kerry Park and Langley that participated, producing some outstanding competition throughout the three days.
The Lynne Noble team from Qualicum defeated the Jack Holden team from Comox Valley in the A Event final. Team members were Lynne Noble, Penny Shantz, Colleen Robson and Karen Lapine.
According to Terry Miller of the Parksville Curling Club, this was the first time in the long history of the event, that a women’s team has won the Quality Foods A Event.
Other local event winners were the Geoff Leney team from Qualicum Beach, the Cheryl Noble team from Parksville, and the David Sakai team, the Don Graham team, the Charles Shier team and the Al Thomas team, all from Qualicum Beach.
— NEWS Staff/PCC submission