PHOTO GALLERY: BC Masters Curling Championship

Grand Forks hosted this year's BC Masters Curling Championship.

The women face off during the round robins of the 2012 BC Master Curling Championships.

The women face off during the round robins of the 2012 BC Master Curling Championships.



The 2012 B.C. Masters Curling Championships took place in Grand Forks from March 1 to 4 at the Grand Forks Curling Club.

Sunday morning was the start of the semifinals, where in the women’s division, Skinner defeated Gallaway 7-4 at the end of seven rounds, and Bird won against McFadden 9-1.

Skinner and Bird play off in the finals, with the Skinner winning the 6-4 in a tight match up.

For the men’s semifinals, Lightbody beat Bothamley 6-4 and Pughe against Gallaugher 8-2. Both games concluded at the seventh end.

The finals saw Pughe and Lightbody, both teams from Royal City, battling against each other. Ultimately, the last end resulted with Pughe pulling away with two to win 6-4.

See the Wednesday, March 7 issue of the Grand Forks Gazette for the full story.