The George Anderson rink from the Sackville New Brunswick Curling Club has won the 6th annual Masters Plus Bonspiel, which wrapped up on Friday here at the Cornwall Curling Club. The Keith Bowser team from Sackville New Brunswick was runner up, with Cornwall’s Bryan Sutherland team placing third.
There were 16 teams entered representing 4 curling clubs from N.S., N.B., and P.E.I. A point system was used to determine the final standings. It was a very close finish as there was only a four point difference between the fourth and first place teams. Here ar the top four teams:
Curling Club Skip Third Second Lead
Sackville George Anderson Michael Bass Myles Trenholm Ian MacLean
Sackville Keith Bowser Don McIntyre Bud Trenholm Duane McLellan
Cornwall Bryan Sutherland Etta Reid Elaine Hughes Gary O’Sullivan
Sackville/Moncton Ken Nicol Ann McSheffery Lovitt Allen Bonnie Hamilton
The host committee would like to thank the staff of the Cornwall Curling Club and the volunteers who helped with the bonspiel in many ways, including advertising, scoring, making coffee, preparing and serving lunches etc.
The organizers also want to acknowledge and thank the following sponsors for their generous support: Holland College, Fair Isle Ford, Quality Inn & Suites, Cornwall Quick Stop, Mr. Plumber, Honibe – Island Abbey Foods, KenMac Energy, Cornwall Auto, Garden Isle Computer, Kent Building Supplies, Beaton’s Wholesale Dry Goods Ltd., Capital Honda, Experience Hyundai, Hillside Motors, Reliable Motors, Peter McNeill Automotive, All Star Cresting, Wine Kitz, Mary’s Cornwall Bakery, Ch’town Toyota, Markan Hardwood Plus Inc., Cows Ice Cream, Murphy’s Cornwall Pharmacy, Matos Winery, Wine Experts, DB Murphy’s Tim/Wendy’s, Leary’s Independent Grocers, Browns Volkswagen, Red Shores Raceway & Casino, Home Hardware, Phillips Auto Sales, Prebuilt Steele, King of Clubs, Kwik Copy, Saunders Investment. Dennis Office Supplies, Pizza Delight Cornwall, Provincial Credit Union, John’s Brew Shop and Wally’s Pharmasave.
Next year’s event will be around the same dates. The Masters Plus format is for teams with three curlers age 60 and over, and one who is at least 55.