Team Gushue, with PEI’s Brett Gallant, went undefeated at 6-0 to sweep the men’s event, beating Team Glenn Howard 6-1 in the final.
We did it! So happy to come out on top in our first spiel of the season! We’re thrilled to be back on the ice competing!
Thanks to all who had a part in putting off a great tournament!
See you in two weeks in Oakville for the @grandslamcurl Masters on @Sportsnet pic.twitter.com/GYH7NoiAsr
— Team Gushue (@TeamGushue) October 12, 2021
Team Jason Gunnlaugson with PEI’s Adam Casey went 3-1 in the preliminary round, losing only to Gushue, by a 7-4 score, but lost 6-5 to 2020 event winner John Epping in the quarter-finals.
Team MacKenzie Zacharias (4-3), which includes PEI’s Lauren Lenentine, beat Team Kerry Galusha 4-3 in the women’s quarters but lost 7-1 to event winner Hollie Duncan of Woodstock Ont. in the semis. Team Duncan went on to beat Shannon Jay of St. Thomas Ont. 8-2 in the final.
Earlier, Zacharias lost to Team Isabelle Ladouceur (2-3), which includes PEI’s Katie Shaw, but picked up a 7-6 extra end win over Team Kim from Korea (2-3), which is frequently coached by Islander Peter Gallant.