Curlers from across the region gathered in Castlegar for the Verzuh-Clay Retiree's Bonspiel.

Curlers from across the region gathered in Castlegar for the Verzuh-Clay Retiree's Bonspiel.

Castlegar Retiree’s Curling Club hosts successful bonspiel

Sixteen teams from across the region gathered in Castlegar over the weekend for a retiree's bonspiel. Beaver Valley team wins A Division.

Sixteen teams from across the region gathered in Castlegar over the weekend for a retiree’s bonspiel.

The Castlegar Retiree’s Curling Club hosted the annual Verzuh-Clay Memorial Bonspiel and five teams from Trail, four from the Beaver Valley, one from Nelson, one from Rossland and five from Castlegar took to the ice on February 9, 10 and 11.

The event is named in honour of two well respected Castlegar curlers. Ralph Clay was a long time curler as well as ice maker and manager of the rink. At the age of 92, Mike Verzuh was once the oldest active curler in B.C.

The Dale Moody team from Beaver Valley won the A Division with second place going to the Horan team from Trail.

The Ken Stephenson team from Beaver Valley took the B Division with second place going to the Pasquali team from Trail.

The Murray Walsh team from Trail won the C Division and the Garner team from Nelson came in second.

The Al Caron team from Trail was the D Division winner and the Matthews team from Beaver Valley took second.