The North Battleford Comprehensive High School senior boys team has won bronze at the SHSAA Provincial Curling Championships held March 8 and 9 in Humboldt and Nipawin.
Coach Evan Reid says in pool play NBCHS defeated Weyburn 1 by a score of 6-1, lost to the host Humboldt team 9-7 and beat Moose Jaw Central by a score of 10-3.
“There was a tie with three teams having records of two wins and one loss. NBCHS was awarded first by virtue of a strong performance in the last stone draw portion to break ties. The other teams had to play off for a spot in the championship round,” says Reid “In the semifinal, NBCHS played Meadow Lake and lost a heartbreaker in an extra end, 7-6.”
The boys rallied in the bronze game, played well and ran Weyburn 1 out of stones in the last end, Reid says. The final score was 8-4.
Two teams from each of the four regions qualified to play at the SHSAA Provincial Curling Championships. Teams are placed in two pools of four to play round robin. Top two teams from each pool proceeded to the championship playoffs.