2024 Biktrix Senior Provincials Recap

The 2024 Biktrix Senior provincials took place on March 14th – March 17th with the women’s behind held at the Martensville Curling Club and the men at the Melfort Curling Club.

 

Women’s Teams:

Team Anderson: skip Sherry Anderson, third Patty Hersikorn, second Denise Hersikorn, lead Anita Silvernagle, coach Travis Brown – Nutana Curling Club

Team Doig: skip Deanna Doig, third Cathy Inglis, second Nancy Inglis, lead Pat Kuspira – Yorkton Curling Club

Team Foster: skip Diane Foster, third Donda Lee Deis, second Lorraine Arguin, lead Char Southam – Foam Lake Curling Club

Team Lacoursiere: skip Ada Lacoursiere, third Candy Brown, second Marilyn Wourms, lead Norma Friesen, alternate Joan Merrill – Sutherland Curling Club

Team Miskiman: skip Shellan Miskiman, third Sharlene Serhan, second Susan Folstad-Toledo, lead Sharyl Bigelow – Evergreen Curling Club

Team Quintin: skip Tamara Quintin, third Joanne Clausen, second Tyra Hemstad, lead Faye Tam – Sutherland Curling Club

Team Shand: skip Dawna Shand, third Diane Thompson, second Jillian Topp, lead Karen Gruza, alternate Linda Lund – Sutherland Curling Club

Team Streifel: skip Tracy Streifel, third Candace Newkirk, second Danette Tracey, lead Julie Vandenameele – Nutana Curling Club

Men’s Teams:

Team Gray: skip Wade Gray, third Ted Moir, second Clayton Ackerman, lead Brian Mohns – Moose Jaw Curling Centre

Team Lipka: skip Trent Lipka, third Marcel Doucette, second Curtis Baerwald, lead John Ross – Sutherland Curling Club

Team Humble: skip Brian Humble, third Terry Hersikorn, second Greg Kunz, lead Kerry Tarasoff – Sutherland Curling Club

Team Coupe: skip Daniel Coupe, third Patrick Hayes, second Rodger Goffinet, lead Kevin Therrien – Pontiex Curling Club

Team Brown: skip Ron Brown, third Donn Goertz, second Lorne Sass, lead Mark Pelechaty – Prince Albert Golf and Curling Centre

Team Joyce: skip Shawn Joyce, third Greg Harcourt, second Lyndon Holm, lead Jeff Slade – Nutana Curling Club

Team Fell: skip Lloyd Fell, third Brent Franko, second Murray Sunderland, lead Loyd Olsen – Unity Curling Club

Team Bryden: skip Randy Bryden, third Troy Robinson, second Russ Bryden, lead Chris Semenchuk – Callie Curling Club

Team Korte: skip Bruce Korte, third Darrell McKee, second Kory Kohuch, lead Rory Golanowski, alternate Arlen Hall – Nutana Curling Club

Team Hartung: skip Jeff Hartung, third Gerry Adam, second Jason Krupski, lead Claire DeCock – Langenburg Curling Club

Team Mass: skip Christopher Mass, third Dean Nikolejsin, second Bruce Miller, lead Jim Hill – Weyburn Curling Club

Team Spanier: skip Cory Spanier, third Don Mitchell, second Wes Cowlishaw, lead Rob Barkman – Saskatoon

 

The women’s event was a round robin with two pools of four with all teams qualifying for the playoffs. In the playoff round, it was Team Streifel and Team Anderson who won their respective games and earned a spot in Sunday’s semi-finals. Team Foster and Team Doig battled through the quarter finals and also secured their spots playing on Sunday.  In the semi-finals, Team Foster defeated Team Anderson 7-4 and Team Streifel defeated team Doig 9-8. The final was a very close game between Team Foster and Team Streifel, where the teams were ties up in the 8th end and it was Team Streifel who stole 3 in the final end to secure their win!

On the men’s side, it two pools of six teams with the top three teams from each pool qualifying for playoffs. Team Korte finished the round robin play with a perfect 5-0 record which secured their spot in Sunday’s semi-final. Team Bryden finished at the top of their pool with a 4-1 record and also secured a spot in the semi-final. In the quarterfinals, tam Joyce defeated Team Fell 6-1 and Team Humble defeated Team Hartung 8-2. In the final game, Team Bryden was up against an undefeated Team Korte and it was Team Bryden who claimed the green jackets and the 8-4 victory!

 

Team Streifel and Team Bryden will represent Saskatchewan at the 2024 Everest Canadian Senior Curling Championships in Moncton, NB on December 2nd – 7th, 2024.