Congratulations to Team Anderson from the Philadelphia Curling Club for qualifying for Women’s US Curling Nationals. The team qualified during the US Women’s Challenge round hosted by the Granite Curling Club in Seattle, Washington from January 17 to 20, 2013. A total of 14 teams were vying for 6 bids to Nationals. Team Anderson includes Sarah Anderson, Courtney Anderson-Slata, Katie Dubberstein, Taylor Anderson, and coach Wayne Anderson. They will be curling as Team Pennsylvania at the 2013 USA Curling National Championships which will be held February 9-16, 2013 at the Cornerstone Ice Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Philadelphia Curling Club won the Thrifty Bonspiel First Event – Jean Marc Fluet Medal hosted by the Plainfield Curling Club. The team was skipped by Jay Rusek, with vice Derek Tomlinson, second Ken Seiverd and lead Eric Ruth.
Congratulations to all the juniors from Philadelphia that participated in the GNCC Junior Playdowns, and an extra special congratulations to Team Dunnam for winning the GNCC Junior Men’s Championship, and Team Anderson for qualifying as one of the women’s GNCC teams.
GNCC Junior Regional Playdowns and Championship took place from December 26-30, where 10 junior men’s and 5 junior women’s teams competed for the title of GNCC Junior Champion, as well as 3 berths (1 men’s berth and 2 women’s berths) into the 2013 USA Curling Junior National Championship. The National Championship will be held at Broomstones Curling Club on January 26 to February 2, 2013 (http://2013jrnationals.broomstones.com).