Stacie Curtis defeated club mate Shelly Hardy 7-1 to claim the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Women’s Curling Championship.
After 3 blank ends to start the game,Curtis scored 3 in the 4th end and stole 2 in the 5th end to take a commanding lead. Stacey Curtis and teammates Erin Porter,Julie Devereaux, Carrie Vautour and Coach Eugene Trickett will represent NL in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in February 20-28 in Grand Prairie Alberta. Curtis is a former Canadian Junior Champion and is making her 3rd appearance at the Scotties representing the Province.
Brad Gushue defeated Colin Thomas 8-1 after 7 ends of play to claim his 13thProvincial Men’s Title.
Gushue and team mates Mark Nichols, Brett Gallant and Geoff Walker will represent the province at the Tim Horton’s Brier in Ottawa in March
Gushue who is first on the World Curling Tour money less has yet to add a Brier title to his resume. Fans in the Province are hoping even more for Gushues success in Ottawa as should he win he will be Team Canada at the 2017 Brier in St. John’s and Newfoundland and Labrador will have a second team in the event.