Em Good, Jill Lamberts, Jennifer Westhagen, and Hannah Volkman won the Washington Women's Club Championship on Sunday afternoon by finishing with an undefeated record. It took a playoff game on Monday for Doug Kauffman, John Rasmussen, Ken Trask, and Liam Barksdale to finally claim the men's title.
The Holiday Spiel featured amazing food and costumes for the whole weekend. First place in the ugly sweater contest went to Scrabble-mas with matching lettered costumes reminiscent of Dr. Seuss. Second place went to Rugen Claus. Third went to the Who's - also with a Dr. Seuss flavor. Barbequed ribs made a great dinner from Canyon's restaurant.
Minnesota rinks move on to quarterfinals at Mixed Doubles Championship in Bismarck
(BISMARCK, N.D.) - There will be a new team wearing USA gear at the upcoming World Mixed Doubles Championship as two Minnesota rinks survived the quarterfinals this morning at the 2013 USA Curling Mixed Doubles National Championship at the Capital Curling Club.
St. Paul Curling Club teammates Tim Doherty (St. Paul, Minn.) and Carol Strojny (Mendota Heights, Minn.) defeated the defending champions Brady and Cristin Clark of Washington, 8-5, to move on to the semifinals.
Todd Birr's team with Granite member Greg Romaniuk as well as Tom O'Connor and Kevin Birr won the the Seattle Cash Spiel Thanksgiving weekend. Brady Clark, Sean Beighton, Darren Lehto, and Steve Lundeen were the runners-up.
Thanks to Betty Kozai and company for preparing food. Thanks to Chris Rimple for sponsoring the entry of two Junior teams. And congratulations to Brady Clark for pulling off yet another successful cash spiel.
Team Johnson (Mark Johnson - skip, Jason Larway - third, Joel Larway - second and Chris Rimple plays lead) went undefeated in the Wainright Roaming Buffalo Classic with a total purse of $55,000.
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