The Stu Sells U18 Tankard wrapped up Sunday at the Barrie curling club, where the 34 teams were whittled down to 2 champions. Topping the women’s field was team Deschenes, who captured the title via a 7-3 win over team Vivier. Team Niepage won the men’s side in a close 6-5 game against team Rooney. With the wins, both champs capped off undefeated weekends and finished at 6-0.
The women’s playoffs saw team Deschenes advance to the final after a 6-5 win over team MacKay. Team Vivier advanced to the final after winning their semi-final 7-1 over team Croisier. The women’s quarters saw team MacKay beat team Weldy 10-6, and team Croisier beat team Steele 8-2.
The men’s quarters saw team Rooney beat team Del Conte 5-3, and team Harris beat team Leung 5-1. The semis saw Rooney keep the momentum going in a 8-0 win over team Massey, while Harris fell victim to the eventual champs, team Niepage, by a score of 9-0.
6 teams made up the consolation brackets, with teams Thorne, Guilbault, and Belliveau on the women’s side, and teams Flannery, DeBruin, and Goves on the men’s side. Team Belliveau won the women’s consolation over team Guilbault, while team Goves won the men’s consolation over team DeBruin.