BC Horseshoe Pitching Championships Day 1

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Photo by ISN Jeff Morrison
 
Day one complete at the BC Horseshoe Pitching Championships held at Glanford park in Victoria on saturday.

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Photo by ISN Jeff Morrison
With players from Northern BC, Interior , Mainland and Vancouver Island and Powell River competing.  Men, Ladies , Elders Men  and Juniors  are showing their skill at tossing horseshoes around a pin.  With ringer percentage sometimes into the 60 and 70 percent.
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In Mens A Play John Meeres  5-0 leads defending champ Tom Moffat 4-1 

Elders Rick Britz and Jerry Melissa are tied at 4-1 averaging 60%

Former World Junior Champ leads the ladies division at 5-0 with a ringer % of 65.65

Nichole Dabny leads all juniors at 5-0 and a ringer percent at 41.25

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Photo by ISN Jeff Morrison
 
Other leaders 
Mens B Paul Onyschtschuk and Clayton White 4-1
Mens C Joe Brietkopf  4-1
Mens D Serge Dube  5-0

Mens E  former BC Lion  Dennis Guevin

Ladies B  Sharon Daly and Brenda Arnold 3-1 

Ladies C Sam Salmon 5-0

Ladies D Louise Hamel 5-0

Ladies E  Slyvia Sheldon

Elders B  Darryl Olson  4-1

Elders C  Bob Barker 4-1
Elders D  Tom Bligh and Brian Ryder 4-1
Elders E Erle Salmon  4-1
Elders F  Harry Bey and Frank Hubick  2-1

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 Photo by ISN Jeff Morrison

Following play on Saturday there was a fantastic dinner put on for all the players and families and friends.  A great big thank you for the kitchen staff.
Play for all 96 players continue on Sunday at Victoria Horseshoe Club at Glanford park .

just past McKenzie Ave.

Admission is free and concession available
Come out and enjoy watching players excelling at this once backyard game that is a national sport.  
Victoria will be hosting the Canadian Championships next year in August.

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