Junior Bonspiel ends in two way tie
Drumheller hosted a Junior Curling Bonspiel January 28.
The athletes were ages eight to 17 and there were 12 teams in attendance. Teams from Drumheller, Delia, Three Hills, Disbury, Crossfield, Sundre and Calgary all competed for the top place. First place ended up being shared by one of the Three Hills teams and Calgary through a two way tie.
Third place went to the Delia team that consisted of Kenzie Olmstead, Jensen Battle, Presley Battle, and Sonya Nielsen. Disbury took fourth place and fifth place was tied between the Prairie team and the younger Delia team.
Heather Little, tournament organizer, said, “The Drumheller team suffered three losses but had some close games. They gained some valuable experience.”
Little said, “The tournament went well. We doubled the number of teams that we had from last year and everyone had fun.”
Three Hills team; l to r, Casey Fetterly, Connor Fetterly, Adam Leischner and Tristan Tetz; tied The Calgary team for first place during the January 28 Junior Curling Bonspiel in Drumheller.
(back row l-r) Kenzie Olmstead, Sonya Nielsen, and Jensen Battle from the Delia team placed third during the Junior Bonspiel.
The Three Hills Prairie team (l-r) Kezia Vang, Elli Koch, Michael Ewert, and Carter DeBruyn) tied for fifth.
The younger Delia team shared fifth place with the Prairie team (l-r) front row Sutton Battle and Piper Battle; back row Stefanie Nielsen and Belle Stanger).
Drumheller team (l-r) Angelina Stanger, Evan Manca, Ryder Upton, Mia Manca, with Luke Messom in front played for the Drumheller team.