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Environmental Dynamics curling team cashes in

Kalia Van Osch, skip of the Environmental Dynamics, Inc. team, watches the progress of her rock during the last night of Christensen Collision Cash League action Thursday at the Nanaimo Curling Centre. - GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
Kalia Van Osch, skip of the Environmental Dynamics, Inc. team, watches the progress of her rock during the last night of Christensen Collision Cash League action Thursday at the Nanaimo Curling Centre.
— image credit: GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

The Environmental Dynamics Inc. team was a wire-to-wire winner in the cash league this year.

Kalia Van Osch’s rink clinched the Christensen Collision Cash League championship on Thursday at the Nanaimo Curling Centre.

The EDI team of Kalia and Marika Van Osch and Jim and Tracey Newlands was undefeated in the fall portion of the 2013-14 season and held on for the title. It came down to the last night of action, as Van Osch won $140 out of $200 worth of skins against runner-up Bob Chlan and his Mack Truck team. The final cash standings had EDI with $840 and Mack Truck at $620.

AC Taxi and Mid Island Auto tied for third with $590 each after Garry Smith’s AC Taxi team won $120 in skins against Brenda Ridgway’s Mid Island Auto.

The evening’s biggest skins winner was Kesa Van Osch and her team, which added $160 in winnings playing against Laird Wheaton. Thursday’s other skins game saw Longwood Brewery and Super 4 tie with $100 each.

ICE CHIPS … The Nanaimo Curling Centre will be wrapping up its season with an open house from March 31 until April 2 at the Wall Street facility. Newcomers are invited to try the sport; they should wear comfortable pants and clean running shoes. To book a free lesson in the afternoon or evening, please call club manager Denise Wood at 250-753-3474.

sports@nanaimobulletin.com

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