Two teams from Curl San Diego took honors this past weekend at the Hollywood Curling Summer Blockbuster Bonspiel. This is the largest curling tournament in the state (stated by: Hollywood Curling Club) and quickly becoming a favorite on the national schedule because of the fun and glitzy, Hollywood-themed festivities.
“Men With Brooms,” took second place in the Action Event (A) bracket, beating teams from Vacaville, Hollywood and Seattle, eventually succumbing to a favored team from Gourock, Scotland in the bracket final.
“Men With Brooms” consists of:
Noah Wald (Lead)
Bob Weber (Second)
Terry Kolody (Vice)
Jesse Coull (Skip)
“Three Men and A Little Lady,” took second place in the Disney Event (C) bracket, beating teams from Scottsdale and Scotland, ultimately losing to a Hollywood team in their bracket final.
“Three Men and A Little Lady” consists of (in throwing order):
Francesca Somma (Lead)
Owen McLachlan (throwing Second, but was the Skip)
Ryan Malthus (Third)
Alan Schmaltz (Fourth, acting Vice)
Some great photos from the event were taken by Curl San Diego’s member Mark Dossett.