Mor­rin curlers win pro­vin­cial gold

The Drumheller Mail - - FRONT PAGE - Diane Thomas The Drumheller Mail sub­mit­ted sub­mit­ted

Mor­rin and Delia High Schools curl­ing teams rocked their way to the fi­nal games at the Pro­vin­cial Cham­pi­onships.

Mo r r in High School girls de­fended their Pro­vin­cial ti­tle and brought home the gold. This was their se­cond con­sec­u­tive ASAA Pro­vin­cial Gold Medal in Girls. Their fi­nal game was played against Dr. Folkins Com­mu­nity School from Chau­vin, slip­ping in to win 8-7.

Skip Katie Prim­rose said, “An ex­cit­ing game, we worked well as a team and never gave up. We were look­ing for­ward to win­ning and watch­ing all our hard work pay off. We were ahead 4 points at the end of the sixth. Then Dr. Folkins rink scored 5 points, leav­ing us down one. Com­ing home with the ham­mer, we scored two and the

“An ex­cit­ing game, we worked well as a team and

never gave up.

Katie Prim­rose Mor­rin High School

Girls Skip

win. It was an in­tense game.”

Delia High School Boys rink also did well, win­ning sil­ver medals. The team lost a closely played game to Strath­cona High School from Ed­mon­ton.

Delia boys coach Barry Ma­son said, “Th­ese boys won 12 straight games on their road to the Provin­cials. They lost only by two points, but the game was tight, right from the be­gin­ning. It was the best played game strate­gi­cally of all the fi­nals played that day.”

Delia’s As­sis­tant Coach Ja­son Reed spoke to The Mail, “Ev­ery­thing went well, for the boys to com­plete against such large schools. I was im­pressed on how well they con­tained their com­po­sure. Their level of ma­tu­rity and sports­man­ship is com­mend­able.”

Mor­rin High School Girls curl­ing team, (l-r): Katie Prim­rose, Amy Adams, Shelby Prim­rose, Kayla Adams, Coach Betty Prim­rose.

Delia High School Boys curl­ing team, (l-r) Asst. Coach Ja­son Reed, Jared Ma­son, Levi Reed, Carter Reed, Alex Jaf­fray and Head Coach Barry Ma­son.

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