Creston teams win B, D events at Valentine Bonspiel

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  • Feb. 15, 2012 9:00 a.m.

Joan O’Connor (left) and Cindy Golbeck took part in the 49th annual Valentine Bonspiel

Twenty-four teams competed in the 49th annual Valentine Bonspiel at the Creston Curling Centre. For a few of the teams, the weekend lasted a bit longer than they expected.

“The A and B events tied and went to an extra end,” said Trish Marshall, the Creston Curling Centre’s marketing director.

The A event was won by the Gloria Pickering rink from Cranbrook, following a tiebreaker that saw the Laurie Heald team from Creston take second.

The B event tiebreaker saw Angie Pawson’s Creston team win the event, with the rink skipped by Creston’s Bev Pommier coming in second.

The Leslie Milan team from Kimberley won the C event, while Creston’s Marlys Joy team won the D event.

“All the final games in all four events were very close,” said Marshall.

Final results and photos of the winning teams are available here, and more photos can be found at Jeff’s Photos ‘n Motion.

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