NBCHS advances to provincial curling championships

The North Battleford Comprehensive High School curling teams placed well in recent competitions and some players are off to the provincial level.

The senior team won the district competition in Unity in an extra end, then went on to compete at the Northwest regional competition in Meadow Lake this past weekend. The team lost the opener to Holy Cross 2 in an extra end, and needed to win four straight to qualify out of the B side of the tournament.

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The team defeated Martensville, Lloydminster and Holy Cross 2 and faced off against Holy Cross 1 in the final. NBCHS won on the last rock 5-4, and qualified for provincials in Humboldt this weekend.

The junior mixed team has also seen some success, recently winning the gold medal at the Battlewest District Competition on Feb. 27 and 28.





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