March 22, 2019
The Pine Falls Mixed Bonspiel was held the weekend of March 8, 9, 10 at the Pine Falls Curling Club. Kelly Struss’ team with Lori Pachkowsky at third, Grant Pachkowsky – second and Pat Struss – lead were this year’s champions defeating Elmer Meade of Lac du Bonnet in the A-Side final.
B-Event was won by Melinda Pluchinski, Jeff Pluchinski – third, Carol Hutchison – second, and Karl Hutchison -lead, they defeated Matt Thevenot’s team.
C-Event was won by Vic Dupont, Norma Dupont – third, Guy Borlase – second, Dave Sparrow – lead, who defeated Dustin St. Godard’s team.
The bonspiel was another great success with a fantastic dinner and some great curling.
The Pine Falls Ladies curling league would like to congratulate Lori Pachkowsky skip, Kari Kulyk and Norma Dupont – third, Trisha Dubé – second and Karen Papineau – lead for winning A-side Club Championship in both the first and second half of the season. Congratulations also to Fay Berthelette, Denise Allison, Sandy Martin and Linda McLellan for winning the B-Side in the first half of the year and Lisa Sippola, Kari Kulyk, Angie Papineau and Shana Courcelles, second half B-Side winners.
The ladies executive would like to thank all the many new curlers who joined this year and a special thank you to the Powerview School Junior Girls team of Julie Osis, Kennedy McMullen, Isabella Johnson and Mellanie Benoit for joining the league and giving us some tight competition. With 8 teams this year, the ladies league is still going strong. We look forward to another successful season next year.