Out-of-town teams win challenge

NANAIMO – Curling teams skipped by Cowichan's Diane Myrden and Kerry Park's Brian May won the Dominion South Island Challenge Cup event.

Gertie Pick

Gertie Pick

Nanaimo teams rose to the challenge of the Dominion South Island Challenge Cup, but out-of-town rinks won the day.

The Cowichan Rocks team skipped by Diane Myrden defeated Nanaimo’s Rhonda Stoner team in the women’s final, 10-2 on Sunday at the Nanaimo Curling Centre. Stoner was supported by teammates Teri Palynchuk, Toni Lepore and Gertie Pick.

The men’s final saw Brian May’s  Kerry Park rink defeat Victoria’s Greg Danderfer 5-3. Nanaimo was represented at the event by an entry skipped by Bob Chlan.