Retirees curling: Stewart, Hall remain on top

Trail Retirees Curling pitted Jim Stewart’s rink against the Clare Coleman foursome.

In Trail Retirees  Curling, the game of the night pitted Jim Stewart’s rink against the Clare Coleman foursome, and each team came out swinging.

With the game tied at three after three, Stewart came out strong in the fourth end and scored two, followed by three in the fifth, and a knock-out five in the sixth.  Make the final 13–3 after six.

The Forest Drinnan team came out flat against the Cal McKerracher rink and were down seven to zero after four ends.  Perseverance paid off as the Drinnan foursome reeled off nine unanswered points to take the game 9–7.

In a tight, low scoring game, Dan Horan’s team found themselves down 6-3 against Serge Pasquali’s team after seven ends. With hammer in eight the Horan team made the last shot count to tie the game 6-6.

Harvey Handley had his hands full as the Tom Hall front end executed almost flawlessly.

As a result, the Handley team was forced to make difficult shots all game, while the Hall vice and skip shots were more routine.  Make the final, Hall – many, Handley – a few.

Primo Secco’s team faced the Murray Walsh foursome and after three ends Walsh lead four to two.  Secco took five in the fourth end, and stole the next three ends to salt the game away, 12–5.

In the lowest scoring game of the day, team Brett Rakuson came away victorious over team Frank Jorgensen, 6 – 3.

Hall and Stewart are tied for the league lead with 12 points.

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