2014 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Juniors

Sinclair, de Jong capture mixed doubles gold at M&M Meat Shops Canadian juniors

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.

Mixed doubles gold-medallists, from left, Cameron de Jong, Andrea Sinclair and coach Kevin Patterson. (Photo, CCA/Michael Burns Photography/Mark O'Neill)

Mixed doubles gold-medallists, from left, Cameron de Jong, Andrea Sinclair and coach Kevin Patterson. (Photo, CCA/Michael Burns Photography/Mark O’Neill)

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.

Mixed doubles silver-medallists, from left, Evan Kearley, Chloé McCloskey and coach Bill Hope. (Photo, CCA/Michael Burns Photography/Mark O'Neill)

Mixed doubles silver-medallists, from left, Evan Kearley, Chloé McCloskey and coach Bill Hope. (Photo, CCA/Michael Burns Photography/Mark O’Neill)

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.

Mixed doubles bronze-medallists, from left, Robert Mayhew, Hilary Charlie and coach Jeff Hartung. (Photo, CCA/Michael Burns Photography/Mark O'Neill)

Mixed doubles bronze-medallists, from left, Robert Mayhew, Hilary Charlie and coach Jeff Hartung. (Photo, CCA/Michael Burns Photography/Mark O’Neill)

 

 

 

 

 

Mixed doubles fourth-place finishers, from left, Tyler Hartung, Laura Masters and coach Kevin Bussey. (Photo, CCA/Michael Burns Photography/Mark O'Neill)

Mixed doubles fourth-place finishers, from left, Tyler Hartung, Laura Masters and coach Kevin Bussey. (Photo, CCA/Michael Burns Photography/Mark O’Neill)