Congratulations to SCC's Team Damon in their 5 to 3 win over Schenectady / Plainfield's Team Warr in the A Event, The Wurth, of the Schenectady Open Bonspiel. Brian Damon led his team of Brandon Alois, Dan Muller, and Nathan Alois to victory over Dion Warr's rink of Andrea Warr, Dean Roth (Plainfield), and Amy Howansky.
This year’s S.O.B. “That 70's Spiel” which was held January 31st – February 3rd, boasted 24 teams with players from 16 clubs from the US and Canada. This year there were 5 events: The Wurth, The Manchester, The Icemaker, The Staccone and new this year, The Last Call.
Event Winners and Finalists
A Event - The Wurth
Winner: Schenectady: Brian Damon, Brandon Alois, Dan Muller, and Nathan Alois - 5
Finalist: Schenectady / Plainfield: Dion Warr, Andrea Warr, Dean Roth (Plainfield), and Amy Howansky - 3
B Event - The Manchester
Winner: Lacolle - Anderson: Perry Anderson, Denise Anderson, Paul Dingman and Janet Dingman - 9
Finalist: Metcalf / Schenectady -McPhee: Al McPhee, Arlynn McPhee, Susan Streeter (SCC) and Natalie McDonough (SCC)- 4
C Event - The Icemaker
Winner: Brockville - Chick: Bob Chick, Ann Chick, Ian Nussey and Renee Nussey - 7
Finalist: Cape Cod - Martini: Marinna Martini, Matina Heisler, Sandy Bernstein and Kathy Colgan - 6
D Event - The Staccone
Winner: Nutmeg - Surka: Derek Surka, Charrissa Lin, Nate Clark and Rebecca Andrew - 9
Finalist: Lodi - Jenkins: Jon Jenkins, Scott Mahlik, Casey Leder and Zac Schott - 3
The E Event - The Last Call
Winner: Schenectady - Stopera: Jack Stopera Nancy Wurth, Dave Hooper, Dennis Quinn
Thank you to all of the teams (and team members) that travelled to Schenectady for this event. Also, thank you to S.O.B. chair Nancy Wurth for all her hard work in planning and running this event as well as all of the volunteers who helped with everything from food preparation, ice maker activities and just general assistance throughout. We hope to see you all next year!
Check out our Gallery of photos from this event!