Victory for Thevenot, Stewart rinks at U21

Big Sky Slam

The Twin Rivers Curling Club hosted another big early-season event on the weekend with the U21 Big Sky Slam.

The event, part of the Junior Slam series, ran Sept. 7 to 9 at Northland Power Curling Centre, North Battleford. It wrapped up Sunday with the conclusion of playoffs in both the men’s and women’s championship divisions.

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In the women’s championship it was the Ashley Thevenot rink, from Sutherland Curling Club, winning over the Rachel Erickson rink of Callie Curling Club by a 4-1 final score.

The Thevenot rink, which included third Paige Engle, second Kaylin Skinner and lead Mary Engel, finished with a perfect 7-0 record. In the playoffs, they defeated the rinks of Amy Remeshylo 9-7 and Brooklyn Fahl 7-5 en route to the finals.

In the men’s championship, the Brayden Stewart rink defeated the Rylan Kleiter rink by a 5-3 score. The Stewart rink also curls out of Sutherland Curling Club and includes Jared Latos, Matt Taylor and Domenic Neufeld.

Stewart’s team defeated Brett Reddekopp 6-4 and Tyler Camm 3-2 in the playoffs to reach the final. Their win in the finals gave the Stewart team a 7-1 record in the competition.

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