Rock solid season in the books for Vernon Curling Club

From left to right: Kevin Gatzke, Bannister Honda sales manager Tracy Evans and Duane Batty. Team Houle earned the Vernon Curling Club’s Bannister Honda Aggregate trophy for the 2021-22 season. (Submitted photo)From left to right: Kevin Gatzke, Bannister Honda sales manager Tracy Evans and Duane Batty. Team Houle earned the Vernon Curling Club’s Bannister Honda Aggregate trophy for the 2021-22 season. (Submitted photo)
Left to right: Hubert Houle, Liev Skaalid, Kevin Gatzke and Bob Rinaldi. Team Houle won the Vernon Senior Curling Men’s League’s year-end bonspiel for 2021-22. (Submitted photo)Left to right: Hubert Houle, Liev Skaalid, Kevin Gatzke and Bob Rinaldi. Team Houle won the Vernon Senior Curling Men’s League’s year-end bonspiel for 2021-22. (Submitted photo)

Vernon Curling Club is relishing a season that saw a return to normal at the rink, and after finishing its first full season since the beginning of the pandemic, it’s time to celebrate.

The club’s senior league wrapped up with Team Batty winning the Bannister Honda Aggregate Trophy, having earned the best round robin record. The team was comprised of club members Brad Snyder, Doug McCrae, Duane Batty, Kevin Gatzke, Dave Poggemoeller and Wayne Ovens.

Team Houle came out on top in the club’s year-end bonspiel, with team members Hubert Houle, Liev Skaalid, Kevin Gatzke and Bob Rinald earning bragging rights for the year.

For more information about the Vernon Curling Club, visit vernoncurling.ca.

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Brendan Shykora
Reporter, Vernon Morning Star
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