REPORTING · 24th January 2012
The snowy weekend of Jan 20 - 22 saw the Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club host the annual 'Aluminum City' Mens Bonspiel.
15 teams from Kitimat, Terrace and representatives from Prince Rupert fought for the top spot in 4 events.
The "A" Event, sponsored by Rio Tinto Alcan, was taken by the Diana rink from Terrace, with help from Skip and Third players from Pr. Rupert (see photos)
Dino Diana - Lead, Cam Metzger - Second, Al Green - Third and Jordan Johnson - Skip. Trophy presented by Iain Illing for RTA.
The "B" Event, sponsored by Daudet Creek Construction and Oviatt Contracting, saw the local team Jones come out on top.
Rob Miller - Lead, Bryan Hildebrandt - Second, Gary Mouland - Third and Rick Jones - Skip
In the "C" Event, sponsored by Kitimat Lodge Coastal Sport Fishing, the Kennedy rink from Terrace won out.
Brian Shack - Lead, Andy Hoffman - Second, Kevin Jeffery - Third and John Kennedy - Skip. The trophy was presented by Tracey Hittel, proprietor of the Kitimat Lodge.
In the final "D" Event, sponsored by Oracle Financial Services, the winning rink was Copeland of Terrace.
Eric Walker - Lead (missing from photo), Dave Reniero - Second, Chad Sallenback - Third and Warren Copeland - Skip.
Greg Morgan the Bonspiel Coordinator presented the trophy.
The organizing committee would like to thank the event sponsors, Kitimat Iron, Cooks Jewelers and Overwaitea Foods (Sunday morning breakfast) as well as the volunteers, Management and staff of the Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club and of course the curlers that came together to make this an enjoyable and successful bonspiel.
Aluminum City Bonspiel "B" Event winners
Aluminum City Bonspiel "C" Event winners
Aluminum City Bonspiel "D" Event winners