Adult Curling

Week 7 of the Dot’s Gift Boutique Northwest Arena Backyard Curling Leagues did not disappoint. The playoff matchups are now set in stone.


Fruit of the Brooms locked up first place after humbling two of the top four teams in the league. Frank Fuller and Ed Cramer showed the league who’s boss; they defeated Curl Jam 27-21 and Girls with Stones 43-35.

Pepsi 2 proved to be no match for CURL 32-28 and Girls with Stones 34-23. Dave Michner and Fred Pellerito were the stars of the evening.

Want to Curl was able to breach the .500 mark before the playoffs. Darcy Cramer lasered the game winner to stun Legion of Broom 31-29. Kim Barber fed off that energy to help bring down Shoeless Joe’s Pub 32-27.

Rachael Jackson and Curl Jam solidified the second seed by surviving Brewster’s Bros. 28-23.

Joe Jackson and Shoeless Joe’s Pub showed little mercy in their second match, wiping the floor with TRCurlers 41-13.

Mike Stevenson and Gren’s Growlers found a way to hold off Pepsi 1 25-23.

Legion of Broom got off to a slow start with Gren’s Growlers. However, Todd Frangione ignited the offense, as the Legion put up 20 points in the last two ends. They’d go on to win 36-15.

Michelle Richau constructed a 24-15 victory for CURL over Pepsi 1.

Moses Ramos found some positive steam heading into the postseason with his team’s win against TRCurlers 30-11.


Jimmy Sposato, Katie Stronz and Sour Pickles claimed the first-place throne in the regular-season finale. They got warmed up versus Rock Blockers 43-24. Following that, they toppled previously undefeated Short & Curly 26-23.

Frozen Fish ended the second half of the season on a hot streak. Nathan Walker and Casey Ferry carried them to victories against Honest Abe 21-15 and Rock Blockers 26-17.

Team Auto Credit notched their first tally in the win column versus Pickle Pushers 26-23.

Randy Elleman and the squad weren’t just satisfied with one; they toppled Snow Good at This 30-21.

Short Curly rebounded nicely, throttling Rock Slide 44-21 behind Chris Conti.

Scott Dibble and Snow Good at This clamped down on Dogman and His 3 Labs 24-10.

Greg Fye and his Labs had a shaky start in the second match, but they would shut out Honest Abe in the final three ends to hold on 16-14.

Pickle Pushers and Nancy White ended on a high note by stifling Rock Slide 26-12.


Head for the Mountains capped off a great regular season securing the first seed on a perfect night. Jim Cama and Daryl Damcott led them to wins over HALLFAW 30-27 and Golfers on Ice 43-15.

Henry James is right there behind them going into the playoffs. Josh Tyler and Casey Digirolamo captained the squad to take down Curling Me Softly 22-14 and HALFFAW 31-21.

Drunken Sliders put the finishing touches on their season with a 2-0 evening. Jen Baudo and David Mazzone were the key players en route to victories against Curling Me Softly 24-16 and J-1 Auto 35-27.

Bob Drake led the charge for Golfers on Ice to cruise past We’ve Got the Stones 38-23.

Kathy Rossey regrouped We’ve Got the Stones to rebound versus Stone Cold Maidens 29-14.

Kristan McManon and Stone Cold Maidens pulled through in the toppling of Hindy’s Hurlers 24-22.

J-1 Auto also acquired a nice upset over Hindy’s Hurlers 27-18 thanks to Nate Ford.


12 oz. Curlers were able to lock up the first seed behind Kevin Gastol and Justin Swanson. The dynamic duo elevated their squad past Team No Name 39-25 and The Rolling Stones 38-20.

Curls Gone Wild made a late push to climb the standings. Steve Ryberg and Mark Snow carried them to push by The Brush Offs 36-22 and Curling Q’s 33-12.

Cathy Panebianco was the MVP for In the House. Her stellar performance was the reason for a perfect night against The Ice Men 24-19 and Perfect Stones 20-13.

Lorie Runge and The Rolling Stones locked up second place after shutting down Cold as Ice 23-7.

The Brush Offs and Pat Smith responded in the second slate to edge Got Stones 34-30.

John Panebianco shot lights-out to help Perfect Stones escape Rand Machine 28-19.

Len Comella and Curling Q’s also brought down Rand Machine 24-21.

Molly Gustafson could not be stopped as the Ice Men stifled Team No Name 22-10.

Sandy Everson clutched up in the final moments; Cold as Ice broke the hearts of Got Stones 23-22.


12 oz. Curlers secured first place thanks to Ryan Short. He was the star of the show as they routed Axiom 1 42-20 along with Ice & Easy 39-23.

Bruce Dudgeon had to dig deep for The Dot’s Men. His mental toughness was the winning edge against Axiom 2 32-25 and Axiom 1 34-31.

Tayler Lunn and Jill Barton found a way to get it done for Six Stones and a Stick. The dynamic duo combined forces to squeak by Tota Toon 17-14 and Barney’s Hoof Trimmers 16-15.

Smokin’ Rocks finished the regular season on a hot streak. Jason Britt and Dave Barber engineered wins over Axiom 2 21-10 and Barney’s Hoof Trimmers 27-23.

Haggy Jr. Curling Crew was the fifth and final team to have a perfect night. Beth and Ireland Hagglund were no match for Ice & Easy 42-16 and The Flintstones 26-15.

The Flintstones did bounce back to take down Curl Power 38-24 thanks to Mike Heath.

Don Tota and Tota Toon got some positive momentum heading into the postseason, surviving Curl Power 25-22.


Tracey’s Dog secured the No. 1 seed in the playoffs with two commanding wins over Bemus Sliders 38-12 and Curl Jam 31-15 behind the strong play of Bob Paterniti.

On the Rocks continued to climb the standings, as they notched two wins over Sweeping Beauties 48-42 and Cold Beer Here 33-22. Jenna Rauh-Whitney and Sara Jacobson were rock solid.

Always Late finally showed up on time and delivered with two outstanding wins over Cold Beer Here 49-47 and Frost Bitten Twice Shy 41-32 as Nikki Hinderleider and Laura Snow carried their team throughout the night.

2 Curls & 1 Cup narrowly escaped with two wins over Premier Listings 25-23 and Sweeping Beauties 43-38 behind strong play from Zach Muntz and Zach Haller.

Peter Stark and Wayne Rishell delivered in the clutch to secure two wins for Seminar Group over Frost Bitten Twice Shy 45-42 and The Chestnuts 26-14.

Sara Jones led Premier Listings over the Bemus Sliders 24-9 and Sophie Horner showed off her curling skills to lead Curl Jam past The Chestnuts 30-26.


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