Lan­caster Phar­macy grabs busi­ness bon­spiel crown

The Glengarry News - - Sports in the Glens -

The Lan­caster Curl­ing Club held its an­nual busi­ness bon­spiel last week, with the Lan­caster Phar­macy rink claim­ing top hon­ours.

The group was skipped by Blake O’Con­nor and in­cluded Tara MacArthur as third, Der­rick Hamp­ton as sec­ond, and Crys­tal Hamp­ton as lead.

The Feb. 1-3 bon­spiel, or­ga­nized by Chan­tal San­soucy, fea­tured 18 teams, each play­ing two draws.

There was a tie for sec­ond place over­all, be­tween Ferme NGG and Cor­put Plumb­ing.

The for­mer rink in­cluded skip Guy Dubeau, third Charles Os­borne, sec­ond, Stephanie Os­borne, and lead Angie Beehler.

The Cor­put crew was skip Bruce An­drews, third Erik Char­bon­neau, sec­ond Colleen MacCul­loch, and lead Peter Wat­son.

Munro Agro­mart had the high­est score in game two, after los­ing its open­ing match. The rink com­prised skip Doug Fraser, third Jimmy Davis, sec­ond Dean Fraser, and lead Will Lang.

The Se­away Val­ley mi­nor atom ‘A’ Rapids head into the play­offs on a high note. The Rapids, who fin­ished sixth and will face the third- place Eastern On­tario Co­bras in the first round of the play­offs, are com­ing off a pair of wins and a draw to close out the reg­u­lar sea­son.

On Jan. 30 in Spencerville, Se­away scored a 3-0 vic­tory over the Rideau St. Lawrence Kings. Vinny An­der­son, Sam Pilon, and Nolan Me­nard scored, as Lan­don Van Loon recorded the shutout. Me­nard fin­ishes the sea­son tied for sec­ond in league scor­ing, with 35 points.

On Feb. 2 in Corn­wall, it was Lo­gan Pyke’s turn to record the shutout, in a 2-0 tri­umph over the Co­bras. Caleb Grady and Hous­ton John­son scored for the Rapids.

To con­clude the reg­u­lar sea­son, Se­away skated to a 1-1 draw with Glouces­ter Rangers Green, on Feb. 3, as Brady Bell notched the Rapids goal.

The Rapids and Co­bras start their se­ries on Tues­day, Feb. 6 in Rock­land, and game 2 will be on Satur­day in Corn­wall.

Vol­ley­ball wraps up Fri­day

Tagwi will host the reg­u­lar-sea­son fi­nale of high school girls vol­ley­ball, on Fri­day, Feb. 9, start­ing with the War­riors ver­sus Char-Lan at 11 a.m. Holy Trin­ity, St. Joseph’s, and St. Lawrence will also have teams com­pet­ing at the tour­ney.

SEAN BRAY PHOTO

IN FO­CUS: Patti McLeod, of Team All­tech, eyes the path of her rock, as sweep­ers Liza Des­jardins, left, and Ch­eryl Lariv­iere pre­pare to go the work, in the busi­ness bon­spiel, at the Lan­caster Curl­ing Club.

NOLAN ME­NARD

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