Sinclair, de Jong capture mixed doubles gold at M&M Meat Shops Canadian juniors
- Updated: January 26, 2014
The pairing of Andrea Sinclair (Yukon) and Cameron de Jong (B.C.) won the gold medal on Sunday in the mixed doubles tournament at the 2014 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Curling Championships.
Sinclair and de Jong, with Kevin Patterson of the Yukon serving as their coach, defeated Chloé McCloskey (P.E.I.) and Evan Kearley (Newfoundland/Labrador) 5-4 in the gold-medal game. Bill Hope (P.E.I.) coached the McCloskey/Kearley team.
In the bronze-medal game, Hilary Charlie (Northwest Territories) and Robert Mayhew (Nova Scotia), with Jeff Hartung (Saskatchewan) as their coach, needed an extra end for a 7-6 win over Laura Masters (Northern Ontario) and Tyler Hartung (Saskatchewan), with Kevin Bussey (Nunavut) as their coach.
The mixed doubles tournament featured all of the players who didn’t qualify for the playoffs at the 2014 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Juniors, participating in a 44-team single-knockout draw.