Seeking to secure a spot
Two men’s and two women’s teams will compete this weekend for a spot in the Canada Games
It’s down to the final four in the race to represent P.E.I. in curling at the 2019 Canada Games.
In the men’s finals, the Mitchell Schut-skipped team from Cornwall tangles with Charlottetown’s Chase MacMillan rink.
Schut is joined by Nick Johnston, Liam Kelly, Colin MacKenzie and coach Lori Robinson while MacMillan’s squad is comprised of Jack MacFadyen, Liam Barbrick, Davis Nicholson, coach David MacFadyen. The Lauren Ferguson and Sydney Howatt teams from Cornwall compete in the women’s final. Ferguson’s squad includes Katie Shaw, Alexis Burris, Lexie Murray and coach David Murphy. Howatt’s rink consists of Sierra Clyke, Meghan Sherren, Madelyn Cantwell and coach A.J. Campbell.
Both series are best-of-five and go from today to Sunday at the Cornwall Curling Club.
Winners from both divisions get the nod as P.E.I. reps at the Games, set for Feb. 15 to March 3 in Red Deer, Alta. Draws go today at 6 p.m., Saturday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and Sunday at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
The finalists were selected after the Canada Games trials last year in Summerside.