Local men off to Canadian Championship
SebastienBoisvert, of Stanstead, will join teammates Carl Marquis, of Stanstead Township, Waterville’s Benoit Lessard and Boucherville’s Johanne Daly, the only non-Townshipper on the team, to defend their title as the Wheelchair Curling Canadian Champions in the national tournament which began on Monday and runs until May 4th. This year, the championship is being held at the Boucherville Curling Club.
The defending champions, who first developed as a team at the Lennoxville Curling Club, are now associated Stanstead’s Sebastien Boisvert (left) anchors the chair of team skip Benoit Lessard, with Johanne Daly on the right, as he gets ready to throw a rock during last year’s Championship final, held in Ottawa.
with the Magog Curling Club and are coached and managed by Germain Tremblay, also of Magog. The teams from across the country will play a ‘Round Robin’ tournament of nine games each, followed by Page playoffs on Saturday and the semi-finals and the final on Sunday.
year’s Championship, Benoit Lessard’s Quebec team beat Gary Cormack’s team from British Colombia with the score of 10 to 2 in the final.