Brady Scharback successfully defended his Provincial Junior Menís title while defending womenís champion, Kristen Streifel was upset by Jessica Hanson in the Provincial Junior Womenís final Monday in Weyburn. Scharback defeated Cole Tenetuik 9-2 in the men’s final Monday morning to go undefeated in the tournament winning seven straight games. Hanson upset Streifel 9-8 in an extra end in an exciting see-saw battle in the women’s final Monday afternoon. Scharback and Hanson will now represent Saskatchewan at the Canadian Junior Championships February 2-10 in Fort McMurray, Alberta.
In the men’s event, Scharback advanced to the final after defeating Daniel Selke 10-7 in the A1 vs B1 Page Playoff Sunday. Scharback who finished the round-robin portion of the tournament in first place with a 5-0 record moved into the first page playoff game against Selke who finished in first in the “B” pool with a 4-1 record. Selke then lost in the semi-final to Tenetuik 5-3 Sunday night. Tenetuik finished 4-1 in the “A” pool and defeated Jeremy Venderbuhs 6-3 in the A2 vs B2 Page Playoff Sunday afternoon to advance into the semi-final.
In the women’s event defending champion, Streifel advanced to the final beating Jessica Hanson 10-5 in the A1 vs B1 Page Playoff Sunday night. Streifel finished in first place in the “A” pool after being tied with Alexandra Williamson and Lorraine Schneider with 4-1 records. Hanson finished in tied with Michaluk with 4-1 records in the”B” pool but due to round-robin head to head play was awarded first place.
Schnedier defeated Williamson 7-4 in the tie-breaker Sunday afternoon to advance to the A2 vs B2 Page Playoff where she defeated Katherine Michaluk 7-4. Hanson beat Schneider in the semi-final Monday morning 7-6 to move into the final against Streifel.