Monday, December 5, 2011

By Doug Young

Peter Fisher vs. Sheila Young

Sheila got off to another quick start by stealing one in the first.  Peter was able to draw for two in the second to take the lead.  Sheila came up short on a draw to allow Peter to steal one in the third and take a two point lead.  Sheila had a shot at three in the fourth, but could only manage two to tie things up.  That’s when things went wrong for Peter’s team.  Sheila was able to steal three in the fifth and two more in the sixth to take a five rock lead.  Peter was able to take two in the seventh, but Sheila was able to run him out of rocks in the eighth to take the 8-5 victory.

 Rob McKinlay vs. Bob Ingram

Rob’s undefeated rink took to the ice against Bob’s squad.  Rob’s team played like the league leaders and stole three in the first when Bob came up a little light.  Rob was able to steal another in the second when Bob’s draw came up short.  In the third, Rob stole two more when, guess what – Bob tried a double that jammed two of Rob’s rocks in a scoring position.  Another steal of one in the fourth gave Rob a commanding 7-0 lead.  Bob managed to score two in the fifth to get on the board with a made draw.  Rob took the hammer and promptly scored four in the sixth, prompting Bob to shake hands.  Final score was 11-2 for Rob’s squad.

 Tom Goens vs. Glen Meredith

Tom got off to a quick start by stealing two in the first.  The second was blanked by Glen in the hopes of getting a bundle in the third.  Tom stole two from Glen in the third.  Glen  managed a hit and roll in the fourth to score one.  Tom was able to draw for one in the fifth to keep his four point lead.  Glen’s team drew the button for three in the sixth to pull within one.  Tom kicked his team into high gear and took two in the seventh.  Glen was able to hit and roll for two in the eighth, but it wasn’t enough and Tom won 7-6.

 Doug Young vs. Jim McKinlay

Jim started off by blanking the first and then getting two in the second.  Doug wasn’t able to get his deuce in the third when he scored one.  Doug was able to steal the fourth end to tie things up.  Jim scored two in the fifth and Doug only got one in the sixth.  Jim managed one in the seventh before running Doug out of rocks in the eighth to take the 5-3 victory in a close game.

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