News from the Road: January 16th – 19th 2014

4th Event Broomstones Men’s Win for Damon


Broomstones Mens 4th Event Winner - Damon

4th Event Winners: Art Merkley, Dan Machold, Brian Damon, Chad Stoffer

Congratulations to Team Damon in winning the 4th event at the Broomstones Men's Bonspiel which was held at the Broomstones Curling Club January 16th - 18th 2014. Brian Damon led his team of Dan Machold, Chad Stoffer and Art Merkley to a close win over Nutmeg's Team Russo in the 4th Event finals. This was after a great run of matches which found Damon winning over Doucet (Merrimack Valley) 10-7, Conaghan (Petersham) 8-7, and Whitney (Nashua) 13-2 and a close loss at 5-6 against Melville (Broomstones) in the A event semis.

And congratulations to Team Brown in being the 3rd Event Finalist after a close game against Duluth's Team Dropkin in the finals. Charlie Brown led his team of Scott Brennan, Steve LeMon, and Rob Klees into the 3rd event finals and came up just short, ending with a record of 2-2.

Hall Grabs the E Event Win at the Empire


Empire E Event Winner

E Event Winner: Christina Hall, Lisa Miller, Cheyenne Bratton, Yuko Kashiwado

Congratulations to Team Hall for winning the E event at the Empire State Bonspiel which was held at the Utica Curling Club January 16th - 19th. This prestigious ladies event has a long history and rotates yearly between Utica, Rochester, Schenectady and Ardsley Curling Clubs. Christina Hall led her team of Lisa Miller, Cheyenne Bratton and Yuko Kashiwado to a 7-6 victory over Nutmeg's Team Muldowney in the E Event Finals. This was after a great run that landed them in the B Event Semi’s where they came up just short but rallied to win their E Event semi and subsequent shoot out to compete in the finals. Great job ladies!

There were several other teams at the Empire who represented Schenectady very well!

Schenectady II - Szymaszek: Dorothy Szymaszek (SCC), Michele MacEnroe (Utica), Sabrina Keillor (Nutmeg), Jane Falconer (SCC)
Schenectady III - Fodera: Maureen Fodera, Andrea Warr, Becky Trousil, Linda Austin
Fitzgerald Legacy - Navratil: Fay Navratil, Sue Adair, Charlene Fitzgerald, Paula Lancaster
Amherst - Sovik: Bette Sovik, Carol Munro, Sara Johnsen, Sue Streeter

Thank you to Utica Curling Club for being such great hosts of this event!