All-stars, award winners announced at 2017 Canadian Juniors
VICTORIA — The all-stars and other award winners at the 2017 Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships, presented by Ambrosia Apples, were announced on Friday at the awards banquet at the Songhees Wellness Centre.
All-Stars (determined by shooting percentages during the round robin)
Women First Team Skip — Hailey Armstrong, Ontario (80 per cent) Third — Grace Holyoke, Ontario (81 per cent) Second — Sara Oliver, Manitoba (81 per cent) Lead — Rebecca Cormier, Manitoba (81 per cent)
Second Team Skip — Kaitlyn Jones, Saskatchewan (76 per cent) Third — Chantele Broderson, Alberta (80 per cent) Second — Sara Guy, Northern Ontario (80 per cent) Lead — Shantel Hutton, Saskatchewan (80 per cent)
Men First Team Skip — Tanner Horgan, Northern Ontario (81 per cent) Third — Jacob Horgan, Northern Ontario (83 per cent) Second — Joey Hart, Ontario (85 per cent) Lead — Nicholas Rabl, Alberta (87 per cent)
Second Team Skip — Tyler Tardi, B.C. (79 per cent) Third — Tyler Lautner, Alberta (83 per cent) Second — Nick Bissonnette, Northern Ontario (83 per cent) Lead — Alec Cameron, Nova Scotia (85 per cent) * In the case of a percentage tie, the all-star position goes to the player with the highest plus/minus for the week (a player receives a +1 for every game in which he/she outcurls the positional opponent by five per cent or more). Should they still be tied, the pre-event draw to the button results are used to determine the all-star.
Ken Watson Sportsmanship Awards (voted by the players)
Women — Camille Boisvert, Quebec Men — Nicholas Rabl, Alberta
Balance Plus Fair Play Awards (selected by the officials)
Men Lead — Garret Minute, Northwest Territories Second — Graham McFarlane, Manitoba Vice-skip — Sterling Middleton, B.C. Skip — JT Ryan, Manitoba Coach — Nick Kaeser, Northwest Territories
Women Lead — Marcia Richardson, Ontario Second —Kate Goodhelpsen, Alberta Vice-skip — Laura Guénard, Quebec Skip — Krysta Burns, Northern Ontario Coach — Susan Lang, Saskatchewan
ASHAM National Coaching Awards (voted by the coaches)
Women – Pat Quilty, Prince Edward Island Men – Paul Tardi B.C.
Joan Mead Legacy Awards (selected by the event officials) ($500 scholarship)
Women – Michelle Taylor, Newfoundland/Labrador Men – Brooks Roche, Prince Edward Island