The 2015 USA Curling Arena National Championships, presented by Transamerica, came to a conclusion Sunday afternoon, with the San Francisco women’s and Dallas/Ft. Worth men’s teams both going undefeated throughout the championships to earn gold.
San Francisco took an early lead against La Crosse (WI), cruising to a 10-3 victory. Dallas/Ft. Worth also took an early lead against Pittsburgh, and never looked back, earning a 10-1 victory in 5 ends.
In the bronze medal matches, Kalamazoo defeated Oklahoma in the women’s division, while Cincinnati defeated San Francisco in the men’s division.
In the consolation games, the Cedar Rapids home team defeated Pittsburgh in the women’s division, and Lansing (MI) defeated Hollywood in the men’s division.
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) Curling Club: Sarah Walsh, Kimberly Chapin, BriAnna Weldon, Pamela Montbach
Dallas/Fort Worth (Texas) Curling Club: Jeffrey Knott, Laith Sando, Nick Myers, Kevin Roberts, John Lambert
La Crosse (Wis.) Curling Club: Toni Paisley, Laura Mitchell, Erin Hofland, Laura Meyer
Pittsburgh (Pa.) Curling Club: Mark Robinson, Nicholas Visnich, Brian Stuart, Leonard Jarabeck
Kalamazoo (Mich.) Curling Club: Katlyn Beebe, Barbara Little, Krista Ragotzy, Tessa DeHaan
Cincinnati (Ohio) Curling Club: Jonathan Penney, Charles Newcombe, Darrell Brown, Dan Coviello
Fourth place finishers:
Oklahoma Curling Club: Nicole Merrifield, Angela Strange, Kristy Witzke, Jennifer Bates
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) Curling Club: Jesus Barajas, Sean Franey, Jim Muyo, Anthony Del Porto
Cedar Rapids Curling Club: Martha Marple, Jana Mueller, Anne York, Erin Archambeau, Helen Bryce
Lansing Curling Club: Mark McElwee, Gerrit Smith, Wyl McCully, Allan Blaske, Bret Jackson