The “A” qualifying game for the championship round of the five-team modified triple knockout PEI Masters Men’s Championship, for curlers age 60 and over is set for 5:30 pm (revised time) at the Crapaud Community Curling Club, and will see Lou Nowlan and his Silver Fox team take on Clair Sweet and his rink from the Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary.
(L-R); Lou Nowlan, Earle Proude, Alan Montgomery
Nowlan doubled clubmate Blair Jay 6-3 in the morning draw, while Sweet beat Bill Hope and his Cornwall and Silver Fox rink, also by a 6-3 score. Sweet had a bye to the A final, while Nowlan took on Cornwall’s Paul Arsenault foursome, in a game that ended with a 10-2 score, after Nowlan took four points in the 7th end. Down in the B pool, Jay stole the last end to get by Hope by an 8-6 score in B event play.
The best of five Masters Women’s Championship, between Sandy Hope and Shirley Berry, both from the Cornwall Curling Club gets underway on Saturday at 2 pm.