The Stu Sells U18 Tankard concluded Sunday with teams Niepage and C.Johnston emerging as the 2019 champions. Both teams continued their great seasons at the Barrie curling club, where they became the 2 champions out of the 40 teams in the field.
Team Niepage finished round robin with a 4-0 record, clinching the #1 seed and a bye to the semi-finals. After beating team King in the semis, they would cap off an undefeated weekend by winning the men’s final over team Flannery. The women’s champ took a slightly longer path as a 3-1 round robin record placed them #5 and a spot in the quarter-finals. They would beat team Weldy in the quarters, and team Deschenes in the semis, before winning the women’s title over team Toner.
The men’s runner up was team Flannery, with semi-finalists teams King and Bryant, and quarter-finalists teams Rooney and Mulima. The women’s runner-up was team Toner, with semi-finalists teams Deschenes and M.Harris, and quarter-finalists teams Weldy and Belliveau. B event winners were team Rotiz for the men and team Blad for the women. B finalists were teams Hocevar and Vivier, with semi-finalists teams Prenevost and S.Johnston. The men’s C winner was team J.Jones over team H.Jones, and the women’s C winner was team Dobson over team Madden.