News from the Mixed
Mike Fournier’s hometown favourite Team Québec is showing no signs of relinquishing first place at the 2013 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship being held at the TMR Curling Club in the Town of Mount Royal (part of greater Montréal).
The 5th draw of the 2013 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship featured but two games; heavyweight match-ups with Alberta facing perennial mixed curling powerhouse New Brunswick and the traditional Northern Ontario versus Ontario for provincial bragging rights.
Saskatchewan and the host team from Quebec waged a battle Sunday tonight in an effort to join Nova Scotia at 3-0 and on top of the leaderboard at the 2013 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship at the TMR Curling Club in the Town of Mount Royal.
Saskatchewan’s Jeff Hartung improved his record to 2-0 at the 2013 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship with an 11-4 victory this afternoon over New Brunswick Brier veteran James Grattan.
Northern Ontario’s Mike Assad opened his week at the 2013 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship with an 8-6 win over pre-tournament favourite Kurt Balderston of Alberta.
The host province’s Mike Fournier opened up play at the 2013 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship with a 9-5 win over the Yukon’s Steve Fecteau in the first round of play at the TMR Curling Club in Town of Mount-Royal, Qc.
Steve Fecteau of Whitehorse in the Yukon, dumped Ed Sattelberger of Nunavut 10-4 to earn the final berth in the full round robin of the 2013 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Montréal.
In a well played game, Nova Scotia’s Brent MacDougall earned his ticket to the full round robin portion of the 2013 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Montréal stopping Steve Fecteau of the Yukon 8-5.
Nova Scotia and Yukon opened with wins in the first draw of the pre-qualifying round for the 2013 Canadian Mixed held at the Town of Mount Royal CC in Mont-Royal (Montreal), Quebec.
The Canadian Mixed Curling Championship gets underway this weekend at the Town of Mount Royal Curling Club. However, for the first time in Mixed history, four teams – Newfoundland/Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut and Yukon – representing the bottom four finishers at last year’s Canadian Mixed in Sudbury, will compete in a qualifying round on Thursday and Friday in order to determine which two will advance to the 12-team main draw.
The All-Star team and Sportsmanship Award winner for the 2012 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Sudbury were officially announced and presented with their awards Saturday evening at the Closing Banquet.
Saskatchewan, skipped by Jason Ackerman of Regina, stole its way to an 8-7 extra end victory over Alberta (Kurt Balderston of Grande Prairie) in the 49th edition of the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship, Saturday at the Sudbury Curling Club.
Saskatchewan, skipped by Jason Ackerman of Regina, advanced to the final of the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship at the Sudbury Curling Club, after defeating New Brunswick’s Sylvie Robichaud of Moncton, 8-3 in Friday’s semi-final.
Alberta, skipped by Kurt Balderston of Grande Prairie, has advanced to Saturday afternoon’s final (1:30 pm ET) of the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship, after completing the round robin in first place with an 11-2 mark.
While the final three games of the round robin at the 49th Canadian Mixed in Sudbury would not affect the playoff scenarios, play was spirited in Draw 19 this morning.