Trail Men’s retirees curling Secco rink rules in third session

The Primo Secco rink came out triumphant in the third session of Trail Retirees Curling League.

The Primo Secco rink came out triumphant in the third session of Trail Retirees Curling League.

With an impressive 9 win and 1 loss record, the rest of the retiree field had little chance of catching the foursome.

With new teams drawn, Wednesday’s action saw the McKerracher foursome setting up for six in the first end, but a miss on the last shot by McKerracher gave the  Drinnan team one.

The turning point in the game came In the third end with a takeout through a narrow port gave McKerracher three points.  The teams then traded points for the remainder of the game, as McKerracher eked out a 7 – 5 victory over Drinnan.

In the Horan vs Rakuson match, the Rakuson rink started out the game on fire, taking a quick 3-0 lead.  The Horan foursome regrouped and kept constant pressure on the opposition.  When the smoke cleared the Horan team defeated Rakuson, 7-4.

In another tight game, the Freschi team took a 7-6 lead into the seventh end against Koyanagi.  However the Koyanagi team, with last rock in the eighth end, scored a calm, cool deuce to win the game 8-7.

In a battle of skips that has been going on for ages, Handley and Tyson faced off once again.  In a tight, well played game it came down to Handley’s luck in the last end to secure a 5-3 win.

With two members of the Bamford team unable to play due to illness, it was a last minute scramble to ice a team.  Playing with only three the Bamford team went on to win against the Hall team, in a high scoring game.

A steal of 3 in the fifth was the turning point in a game that ended up an 11-8 win for Bamford.

It’s hard to believe that the curling season is three quarters over, time flies when you are having a good time.