Forty-eight teams — with 21 from out of town, as far away as Rocky Mountain House, Alta. — took part in the 70th annual Butterfly Bonspiel, which ran at the Creston Curling Centre on the weekend.
A Creston team won the A event, after placing second last year, and Brad Christenson presented the Interior Brewery Workers Local 308 trophy to skip Chris Ducharme, third Jim Macaulay, second Jim Stewart and lead Jim Kriese.
(Above, from left) Vern Ronmark presented the Western Financial group trophy to Cranbrooks B event-winning team, skip Bruce Young, Chris Medford, Travis Young and James Lancaster.
(Above) Three members of this year’s C event-winning team placed first in the B event last year, with (from left) skip Tim Haberstock, third Steve Rejman, second John Haberstock and lead Bill Ferguson taking home the Creston and District Credit Union trophy this year.
(Above) The Nufloors trophy went to the D event winners, with three members of the family-owned business making the presentation: (from left) Ellen Samuelson, skip Dave Ralston, third Dean Eastman, second Erich Gross, lead John Rauch, Randy Samuelson and Leelen Samuelson.