Curlers clash in Cowichan

The 2011 Tim Hortons BC Juvenile Curling Championship is underway at the Cowichan Rocks Curling Centre in Lake Cowichan.

Eight boy’s and eight girl’s teams, including one from Chilliwack, are in the hunt for a provincial title.

Ali Renwick’s rink represents the Chilliwack Curling Club (, playing out of the B pool.

Renwick is joined by Karissa Ford (lead), Kirsten Zucchet (second), Casey Freeman (third) and Brianna Hanni (fifth). The team is coached by Bruce Renwick.

The B pool includes Corryn Brown’s rink from Kamloops, Shaelyn Rice’s rink from Nanaimo and Shawna Jensen’s rink from Tsawwassen.

The A pool includes Mariah Coulombe’s rink from Juan de Fuca, Megan MacKay’s rink from Trail, Gabrielle Plonka’s rink from Coquitlam and the Amy Edwards rink from Vernon.

Teams play in pools of four with the top two in each pool advancing to semi-finals. Follow the bonspiel online at