2010 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championship presented by Kal-Tire is underway
Vernon, BC (February 2, 2010) – Day one of the 2010 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championship presented by Kal-Tire at the Vernon Curling Club is complete.
Defending champ Sean Geall (Royal City) opened with two wins yesterday over Kelowna’s Jeff Richard and Nelson’s Fred Thomson. Bob Ursel (Kelowna) also rattled off double victories. Joining Geall and Ursel atop the standings at 2-0 are Kelowna’s Bert Gretzinger and the youngest team in the event, Royal City’s Jake Wakefield.
Greg McAulay (Richmond) and Jay Tuson (Victoria) split the opening day and sit at 1-1, while Tom Buchy (Kimberley), Steve Waatainen (Nanaimo), Jeff Richard and Fred Thomson will search for their first wins today.
Teams will complete a 10 team round-robin on Friday morning with the top four advancing to a page-playoff. The semi-final will be aired on Shaw TV and Shaw Direct (Star Choice 299) this Saturday, February 6th at 7pm PST, and the final will follow on Sunday, February 7th at 10am PST.