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Bench Talk / Off The Wire

Superspiel 38

Fred

By Fred Wallace

 Hi, this is Fred Wallace with " Off the Wire ".

 

The 2019 Port Elgin Superspiel, or Superspiel XXXVIII, was conducted last weekend utilizing both the Port Elgin Curling Club & the Southampton Curling Club.

In total there were 30 rinks competing, split into two divisions; Open and Senior.

The Open Championship was won by the Mark Kean from Woodstock who defeated Richard Krell of K-W 4-2 in the Final.

The Kean rink included Tyler Twinning from the Owen Sound who played  played second for the Championship winning Kean rink.

Meanwhile a familiar local name, Al Hutchinson won the Senior Final defeating Bob Armstrong from Ingersoll in the Championship Game.

Of note, the Armstrong rink was skipped by Curtis Cassidy of the Port Elgin Curling Club so there was a lot of local rooting interest in the Senior Final

Congratulations to the organizers of Superspiel 38 and on their behalf big thank you's to the volunteers and the large number of sponsors and supporters they attract on an annual basis.

We're right back into curling tonight as Week 3 of the Brokerlink Insurance Grey Bruce Major Curling League has games at both Chesley & Tara tonight.

The Hutchinson from the Hanover Curling Club and the Mike Hamer foursome from the Port Elgin Curling Club have the early lead atop the standings at  2 & 0.

Hutchinson plays at Chesley tonight at 8 pm against longtime rival, Steve Gregg.

And in Tara at 8:15 pm, Hamer's rink lines up against Joey Rettinger

All the matchups for tonight plus the current standings are posted at www.bayshorebroadcasting.ca

 

I'm Fred Wallace


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