Curling fans around the province witnessed a busy and exciting weekend with action in Men’s, Juniors, and Mixed Doubles play. Below is a quick weekend wrap-up from all the competitions.
2016 – SCT Regina Highland
The second men’s spiel of the season saw the top men’s teams in the province battle it out at the Regina Highland Curling Club for the second direct berth into the provincial championship in Tisdale. Once Sunday rolled around, eight men’s teams qualified into the playoff round.
Jason Ackerman booked a semi final spot with a win over Brent Gedak, to meet up with the other quarterfinal winner of Ryan Deis who defeated Kody Hartung 8-1.
On the other side, Brad Heidt of Kerrobert defeated Randy Bryden in a tight match 6-5, to meet up in the semi final with Shawn Joyce who won 7-3 against William Coutts.
The final game saw Ryan Deis face off against Brad Heidt, which saw Ryan Deis score a couple of crucial deuces with hammer and hold off Heidt winning 7-4 while picking up a spot in provincials.
Junior Men’s Q-Spiel #1
Estevan played host to the top junior men’s curlers in the province also looking for berths into the provincial championship in Melfort. The following teams booked their ticket into provincials:
A Event – Brayden Stewart (Maryfield)
B Event – Mitchell Dales (Saskatoon)
C Event – Shawn Vereschagin (Saskatoon)
C Event – Sam Wills (Regina)
Junior Women’s Q-Spiel #1
Weyburn played host to the top junior women’s curlers in the province also looking for berths into the provincial championship in Melfort. The following four teams booked their ticket into provincials:
A Event – Kaitlyn Jones (Regina)
B Event – Stasia Wisniewski (Regina)
C Event – Hannah Anderson (Saskatoon)
C Event – Chaelynn Kitz (Saskatoon)
2016 Pacific Northwest Mixed Doubles Invitational
Huge congratulations to both Dustin Kahltoff/Marliese Kasner and Nancy Martin/Catlin Schneider as the duos from the Saskatoon Nutana Curling Club both competed in Seattle, Washington at the Mixed Doubles Invitational. Both Saskatchewan teams had a great weekend which landed them a face to face match up in the semi finals. Martin/Schneider came away with the victory and later on in the day won the championship final! Great job by both teams representing Sask in Seattle!!
Good weekend had by all Sask teams!