Navratil Nabs the E at the Cobb
Congratulations to Team Navratil for winning the E Event of the Marie Cobb Bonspiel that was held at the Utica Curling Club in Whitesboro, NY. Skip Dan Navratil led his team of Fay Navratil, Tom Lancaster and Paula Lancaster to victory over Team Nashua 1 in the exciting finals. SCC’s Team Brennan also became the F Event Finalists at the Cobb, coming up just short against Philadelphia 1. Team Brennan had Scott Brennan at skip, Peggy O’Connor at vice, Steve LeMon at second and Amanda Barr at lead.
Team Adair with Sue Adair, Kirk Wallace, Becky Trousil, and John Adair made their way to the B semifinals. Teams Schenectady 1 (Pete Drechsler, Lisa Filkins, Rob Klees, Yuko Kashiwado) and Schenectady 5 (Dan Stuhlman, Shannon Magee (Albany), Keagan Shaw (Albany) , Carrie Casab (Utica) ) also took part in this fun and competitive event.
Stopera Brothers Go Caledonian
Congratulations to Team Stopera in winning the NY Caledonian (B Event) at the McKay-Douglas International Bonspiel which was held at the Ardsley Curling Club . Bill Stopera of Ardsley led his team of Jack Stopera, Brian Damon and Dan Machold (Jack, Brian and Dan are of SCC) to an 11-2 victory in 6 ends over Team Steiert of the Philadelphia Curling Club in the finals. The McKay-Douglas is a six event invitational bonspiel put on by both the Ardsley and NY Caledonian curling clubs.
Team Warr Hits Tough Competition at Playdowns
SCC is very proud to have had Team Warr compete in the 2013 GNCC Mixed Championship which took place at the Plainfield Curling Club. The top two finishers in this 7 team single round robin will advance to the US Mixed Nationals in Willmar, MN in March. Congratulations to winning Team Surka (Nutmeg, Rochester, Broomstones) and finalist Team Mellerup (Ardsley, Plainfield) who will be representing the GNCC at mixed nationals. Team Warr struggled in their early games but were competitive in their final games among tough competition such as two current and one prior national champion. Dion Warr led his rink of Andrea Warr, Dean Roth (of Plainfield), and Amy Howansky in this exciting event.