Bentley skins bonspiel sees local winners

Ten curling teams competed for cash money in the annual Bentley Men's Open Skins Classic bonspiel on February 6 & 7.

Ten curling teams competed for cash money in the annual Bentley Men’s Open Skins Classic bonspiel on February 6 & 7.

Good sponsors added extra sociability and pleasure to the ‘spiel.

All games were eight ends with money collected for each “skin” won. There were two evening draws on the Saturday and three draws to wrap it up on Sunday.

After teams played three games each, the top two money earners played off for the gold and silver placings worth $300, and the third and fourth place money earners played off for the bronze placing worth $200.

Gold finisher was the Bentley team of skip Art Dykstra, third Alex Murray, second Peter Mueller, and lead Everett Simanton. They ended up with winnings of about $400.

Finishing with a silver for $165 was the Bentley team of skip Norm Rieu; third Gary Muzylouski, second Ray Walker and lead Tim Feador.

Finishing in bronze place was Bentley’s team with skip Walter Lloyd, third Wes Hawkings, second Urs Mueller, and lead Harvey Noble.

The Sylvan Lake team, consisting of skip Henry Couture, third Glen Dudman, second Bruce Cartwright, and lead Victor Gedde, ended up in fourth place.

The Bentley club is now focusing on their upcoming Bentley “Las Vegas” ladies bonspiel scheduled for March 5-8.

The closing Town & Country Mixed Bonspiel will follow.

Contact the club at 403-748-4303 or Krista at 403-848-1250 for more information.