PEACE RIVER, A.B. – Warren Cross and Serge Martin’s rinks have topped the Pomeroy Inn and Suites Peace Curling Tour standings after the Peace River Cashspiel this past weekend.
Warren Cross’ rink beat the team of Colin Griffith in the final 7-2 to clinch the Competitive Division standings. Greg Skague’s team beat the team of Kelsey Dusseult to take 3rd place on the weekend in the Competitive Division. Though they didn’t make it past the semi-finals, Kurt Balderston’s rink finished 2nd in the season standings after a win in Grande Prairie earlier this season. Griffith placed 3rd in the standings ahead of Jeff Ginter’s rink. The other Top 8 teams in the Competitive Division include: Stefan Pavlis, Scott Webb, Graham Powell, and Doug Kimmie’s rinks.
In the Challenge Division, Serge Martin took the win over Don Dumont’s rink in the final to clinch first spot in the season standings. Dumont’s team also qualified for the Top 8 with the win, behind Layton Tremblay, Dave Derewainko, and Bob Cooper. In the 3rd place match in Peace River, Marlene Maxwell’s rink beat Janet Plante’s rink. Those two teams also finished third and fourth respectively in the Division season standings behind the team of Delia Dejong.
The final bonspiel on the tour this season will be the Tour Championship in Sexsmith January 13th – 15th.