Creston team wins Valentine Bonspiel A event for first time since 2011

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Laurie Heald presenting the Creston and District Credit Union trophy to Valentine Bonspiel A event winners skip Kelly Thompson

For the first time since 2011, a Creston Valley team topped 26 others to win the Creston Curling Centre’s 52nd Valentine Bonspiel, which ended today.

Laurie Heald presented the Creston and District Credit Union trophy to skip Kelly Thompson, third Carol Thompson, second Kim Masuch and lead Pam Severtson. A Cranbrook team skipped by Gloria PIckering placed second in the A event.

Three members of the Creston team that last won the A event placed fist in this year’s D event.

(Above) A Kimberley team beat Creston’s Angie Pawson team to place first in the B event. (From left) Jim Macaulay of Macaulay Forestry Ltd. presented the trophy to skip Carla Walker, third Mary Chakowski, second Sheila Lucas and lead Michelle Blanchard.

(Above) A Creston team beat a Cranbrook team skipped by Debbie Campbell — who was third on the team that won last year’s A event — to win the C event, winning a trophy sponsored by Pyramid Building Supplies. (From left) Pyramid owner Dale Moberg presented the trophy to skip Sandi Thompson, third Cathy Robinson, second Colleen Hedlund and lead Cathy Christenson.

(Above) The Creston team skipped by Sylvia Main lost to another Creston team in the D event. (From left) Bud Heald of the Columbia Brewery presented the trophy to skip Laurie Heald, third Judy Toyota, second Ashley Sommerfeld and lead Joan O’Connor. Without Sommerfeid, the team also won last year’s D event, and the 2011 A event.

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