2014 Washington State Club Championships

Granite Curling Club of Seattle

December 14-16, 2013 - Completed

Team Information

Joel, Peter, Benj, Chad
Doug Potter 2013 Dec 14
Granite Curling Club
Joel Larway, Benj Guzman, Peter Sommer, Chad Siefert
Record: 4-2 - Champion
Won Saturday 2:00 pm
Kauffman Granite Curling Club 8.000* 2 3 5 9                
Score 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Larway Granite Curling Club 6.250*   1 4 6 7 8   10        
  1. Joel bumps the blue at the top of the house into the blue at the back - It looks like red is lying one. Doug bumps the upper red one out and separates the two back ones to lie 3. Joel has to draw the button.
  2. Kaufman has blues on both sides of the twelve foot with a bunch of reds up front. Benj draws the back of the our relatively open. John hits and rolls to the back edge of the twelve to lie 3. Joel hits and sticks on the back rock - wide open. Doug hits and sticks to lie 3. Joel hits and rolls behind a guard to lie one. Doug crashes on the guard.
  3. After the leads filled the house, the seconds are doing their best to empty it. Benj draws next to a red in the back. There's a blue front right behind a guard. John peels one of the reds leaving the exchange of shots moot. Benj draws light to the top of the twelve with neither a guard or second shot. John bumps the back red back to lie 2. Joel removes his jacket, bumps the blue back, and rolls behind long cover to lie one. Doug draws next to it - but a little deeper - still red one. Joe guards just in front of the house. Doug just misses the runback double to give up one.
  4. Blue puts up guards, red peels them. Benj makes a double peel leaving only a red guard on the close corner. John draws the back of the house. Benj hits and sticks. John bumps the guard to roll in front of the red. Joel removes the blue and rolls to the opposite side of the house. Doug half buries behind the top red. Joel runs back and removes the blue. Doug has to draw for one.
  5. Chad is a bit heavy for a tick on a guard so everything goes back. Second try moves the guard about a foot. Liam draws around the guard. Peter removes a guard. Liam guards. Peter doubles a guard and the shot rock. John draws the 8 foot half covered. Benj takes out the guard, but the shooter goes to the center line. John draws top eight fairly well covered. Benj peels the red guard. Doug's guard is 2 feet wide. Joel removes the top shot rock. Doug ticks the top rock to lie 2 - but it's fully open. Joel actually doubles the two!
Lost Saturday 7:00 pm
Larway Granite Curling Club 71.250* 3 5 6   9              
Blank: 1 Score
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Vukich Granite Curling Club 19.875* 2 4 7     8 10          
  1. Jake was looking at maybe scoring three, but several roll outs have reduced it to a clean house. Jake throws through.
  2. Luc throws a runback double to leave one blue in the house. Blue draws. Evan takes out the shot and rolls to the edge of the eight. Joel hits and sticks to lie 2. Jake corner freezes to lie one. Joel freezes to lie one. Jake has to draw.
  3. Benj throws through looking at red lying three. Evan draws in to lie four. Benj hits and rolls to in between two reds to lie one. Jake runs back to lie four again. Joel draws the button to lie one. Jake runs back to lie two. Joel hits and sticks.
  4. Jake is looking at a fairly open house with two blues towards the back. He taps the back blue and rolls to the side to lie one. Joel hits and rolls slightly to the side to lie three. Jake draws.
  5. Joel's first shot takes out a center guard and rolls away to expose the three red shot rocks - I think he wanted a run back. Jake is a little wide and leaves the port open - still not a trivial shot. Joel draws heavy onto the stack of reds.
  6. Benj is heavy on his first shot and light on his second to still have two reds behind cover and lying two. Evan raises Benj's blue into the two reds so that blue now lies one - ouch. Joel guards. Jake tries to run back blue to blue but is wide and removes it. Joel guards. Jake almost makes an amazing runback.
  7. Joel makes a great double to lie three. Jake near freezes to lie one. Larway ticks it back to lie one. Jake is a bit wide on a double.
  8. Jake draws/guards to lie four. Joel flashes. Jake draws again to lie five. Joel's draw is heavy.
  9. Blue putting up guards. Red peeling them. Luc's second peel flashes. Peter draws to the outside back twelve behind the guard. Evan peels. Benj draws the front other side of the house. Evan hits and rolls out. Benj draws deeper. Jake hits and rolls out. Joel draws deep - making the double that Jake's been trying almost impossible. Jake nose hits the back rock. Joel draws.
  10. Chad puts up a high center guard. Kyle draws around it. Chad puts up another center guard. Kyle draws around it to the back eight. Peter puts up another center guard. Luc peels - almost a double. Peter guards. Luc peels. Benj puts it in front of the shot red. Evan peels. Benj raises his blue to the back eight. Even peels. Joel hogs. Jake peels top blue. Joel doubles to lie two. Jake hits the top blue and sticks.
Won Sunday 2:00 pm
Vukich Granite Curling Club 49.250*   4                    
Blank: 2 Score
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Larway Granite Curling Club 15.500*         1 3     5      
Evan sitting out this game. Luc playing third, Ben second. Silent web cast.
  1. Joel has a draw for five.
  2. Jake peels to blank.
  3. Jake tries for a double to blank.
  4. Jakes draws for two.
  5. measuring for whether the fourth is a biter.
  6. After the fifth end break, reality intrudes.
Lost Sunday 7:00 pm
Larway Granite Curling Club 0.000* 1   4                  
Score 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Kauffman Granite Curling Club 1.000*     2   3       5      
  1. Doogie makes a great raise tap to lie 2. Joel misses a runback double. Doogie does a one-off on his last shot rock.
  2. Joel has to draw the inside two through a port - is heavy.
  3. Benj makes a great raise double to lie one. Joel hits and sticks.
So all teams end up at 2-2. Vukich team declines to play further. So there'll be a one game play off tomorrow.
Won Monday 9:00 am - Game Playoff 1 - vs. Vukich
Won Monday 3:00 pm - Game Playoff 2
Larway Granite Curling Club H 1     3 4 5     7      
Score 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Kauffman Granite Curling Club       2   6              
Larway wins the toss and takes second practice. Kauffman picks red.
  1. Joel plays a split for five instead of the draw for four - misses and goes through.
  2. Doogie looking at four - needs to double with a stick to score one. only singles
  3. Joes misses a double to double himself instead. Doogie has open draw for 2 which he makes with about half a rock's width to spare.
  4. Joel makes a great double to lie 2. Doogie ticks a guard. Joel draws.