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    Sunday, November 20, 2011

    Norway takes Cathy Kerr final over Quebec as USA I fades

    1st - Team Norway
     Jostein Stordahl, Terje Rafdal, Per Fagerhøi, Sissel Løchen, Ole Fredrik Syversen
    with coach Thoralf Hognestad
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    Norway, playing without skip Rune Lorentsen who did not travel, took the $400 first prize at the 7th Cathy Kerr Memorial Spiel at the RA in Ottawa. They beat Chris Sobkowicz's national champions Team Cancade 7-3 in the pool cross-over semi-final, then faced Quebec, who handed USA I their first defeat 13-3 in the other semi.

    2nd - Team Quebec
    Johanne Daly, Sebastien Boisvert, Carl Marquis, Benoit Lessard
    with coach Germain Tremblay

    The  final went 9-5 to Norway; the margin, two in the 7th and a steal of two in the 8th.


    Team Cancade edged USA I 6-5 for 3rd place.

    3rd -  Team Cancade
    George Horning, Chris Sobkowicz, Melissa Lecyer and Mark Wherrett
    with coach Rob Lamb

    Scores from the other cross-over games and results from all draws, plus team members, can be viewed HERE.

    Final standings

    Norway - gold
    Quebec - silver
    Cancade - bronze
    USA1
    USA2
    Nfld & Lab
    Cameron
    Ilderton
    Toronto
    Sudbury
    Bradford
    Fraser

    In the recreational division Quebec visitors Lenoxville prevailed over Michel with Simpson 3rd.
    Lennoxville with coach/mentor Al Whittier
    Winners of Recreational Division 2011 Cathy Kerr

    Photos courtesy of Katie Paialunga's iPhone

    1 comment:

    Wayne F said...

    Congratulations team Norway and all the participants at the Cathy Kerr.

    Wayne F