Curling champions claim second provincial title

Local curler Ralph Will secured a second provincial crown in the 2015 BC Masters Curling Championship held at the Nanaimo Curling Centre.

Local curler Ralph Will took to the ice earlier this month, securing a second provincial crown in the 2015 BC Masters Curling Championship held at the Nanaimo Curling Centre.

Leading his team to victory, Will was able to take gold in the men’s event.

“We won the province last year and I was able to repeat [that] this year,” he said. “It’s a great honour to represent our curling clubs at the Canadian Championships.”

The team, known as Team Will, defeated Team Marshall with a final score of 7-5.

The team, who curl out of Cranbrook, consists of skip Will (lead rocks), throwing fourth Gerald Kent, second rocks Laddie Pavlis and third rocks Peter Sweetman.

Team Will is set to compete again on March 29 at the Canadian Masters Curling Championships in Whitehorse, Yukon where the they will contend for the Canadian Masters title.