The final line-up for the 2015 Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championship has been decided and it includes local curlers skipped by Sarah Wark.
Women’s teams met at the Golden Ears Winter Club this weekend to battle for the final two berths for the BC Scotties, which take place at the same venue from January 21-25, 2015.
The A event winner was Team Van Osch who represent Nanaimo Curling Club. The rink was skipped by defending champion Kesa Van Osch, alongside her sister Kalia Van Osch who plays third, second Trysta Vandale and lead Kelsey Steiger.
The B event winner was Team Lewis from Royal City Club. The team, who played seven games over the weekend, is made up of skip Kristy Lewis, third Jody Maskiewich, second Barbara Zbeetnoff and lead Jenn Howard.
These two rinks will be joined at the Scotties by the three teams who qualified at an earlier open event which took place at Kelowna Curling Club in November.
November’s A event winners was Team Wark who are skipped by Sarah Wark who was part of the team which recently came third in the Canadian Mixed Curling Championships. She is joined by third Simone Brosseau, second Michelle Allen and lead Rachelle Kallechy.
The B event winner in Kelowna was Team Russett from Kamloops Curling Club. The team is skipped by Amanda Russett, third is Crista Sanbrooks, second is Ashley Nordin and the team is rounded out by lead Courtney Karwandy.
The Kelowna C event winner was Team Knezevic from Prince George. The foursome is made up of skip Patti Knezevic, third Kristen Fewster, second Jen Rusnell and lead Rhonda Camozzi.
The field for the Championships in January is completed by Team Gushulak and Team Scott, who both qualified as Canadian Team Ranking System points winners, and defending champions Team Sivertson.
For more information about the 2015 Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championship, Presented by Best Western, visithttp://bcscotties2015.curlbc.ca.
The BC Scotties semi-finals and finals on January 25 will be broadcast on Sportsnet.