Van Osch rink into provincials

Kesa Van Osch and her teammates are through to the Scotties B.C. Women’s Curling Championships next month in Duncan.

A Nanaimo Curling Centre team will be throwing stones at provincial championships again this winter.

Kesa Van Osch and her teammates were the second qualifiers at Curl B.C. playdowns in Vernon this past weekend and are through to the Scotties B.C. Women’s Curling Championships next month.

Kesa will be joined by Kalia Van Osch at third, Shawna Jensen at second and Amy Gibson at lead. Marika Van Osch is an alternate on the team. The Van Osch sisters are from Nanaimo, Jensen is from Tsawwassen and Gibson is from Vancouver.

The B.C. Scotties will be held in Duncan from Jan. 17-22. The event will feature eight rinks from around the province, with the winner representing B.C. at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in St. Catharines, Ont., from Feb. 18-26.