HIGH PRAIRIE LADIES BONSPIEL

Lisa Zabolotniuk’s High Prairie rink won the High Prairie Ladies Bonspiel Jan. 24-25 after defeating last year’s winner, Kay Savill, 10-6 in the final. Last year, Savill defeated Zabolotniuk 8-3 to win the event. Linda Labbe’s Peace River rink won the B Event and High Prairie’s Brenda Anderson the C Event. The C Event final was halted in the fourth end when a player on Maureen Butterfield’s rink slipped and fell on the ice. Eight rinks entered this year’s bonspiel.

Lisa Zabolotniuk’s High Prairie rink won the High Prairie Ladies Bonspiel Jan. 24-25 after defeating Kay Savill 10-6. Zabolotniuk scored four in the second end to erase a 1-0 deficit. Savill rallied to tie the game 4-4 with three in the third end, then stole single points in the fourth and fifth ends to lead 6-4. However, Zabolotniuk scored another four in the sixth end, then stole two in the seventh. Savill ran out of rocks in the eighth end to end the game. Rink members, left-right, are skip Lisa Zabolotniuk, third Lisa Rose, second Wendy Ehman and lead Zofia Blacha.
Linda Labbe’s Peace River rink won the B Event with an 8-5 win over Marilyn Stevens. Labbe scored two in the fourth end to take a 3-2 lead. The game turned in fifth end when Labbe scored three to lead 6-2. Stevens rallied to score three in the sixth end to close the gap to 6-5 but Laurin counted single points in the seventh and eight ends to win. Rink members, left-right, are skip Elaine Laurin, third Linda Labbe, second Pearl Campbell and lead Melanie Shewchuk.

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