Ella Lenentine rink goes undefeated to win PEI Under 13 Open Curling Ch’ship
The seven-team round-robin PEI Under 13 Open Curling Championship wrapped up Sunday afternoon at the Montague Curling Club, with the Ella Lenentine rink from the Cornwall Curling Club going undefeated with a 6-0 record to win the event. The Nate Young team from the Silver Fox Curling Club in Summerside finished next with a 4-2 win-loss record, followed by three teams at an even 3-3, skipped by Reid Hart out of the Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary, Madalyn Easter from the Silver Fox, and Cornwall’s Jonas MacLellan.
Ella Lenentine U13 Champion Team (L-R): Curl PEI President Sandy Matheson, Kacey Gauthier (lead), Makiya Noonan (second), Mollie Shaw (3rd), Ella Lenentine (skip), Robbie Lenentine (coach)
Nate Young U13 Finalist Team (L-R): Curl PEI President Sandy Matheson, Ethan Peters-Ellis (lead), Keiran Kelly (second), William Sawchuk (3rd), Nate Young (skip), Jamie Newson (coach)
The closing ceremonies concluded with the presentation of the Sportsmanship award, as voted on by the players, and Coaching award, as voted on by the coaches and officials in the event, with Maple Leaf Curling Club skip Reid Hart receiving the Sportsmanship honours, and Bobbi Jean Boylan, coach of the Hart team, winning the Coaching award.
U13 Sportsmanship award (L-R) Sandy Matheson, Curl PEI President, Reid Hart, Sportsmanship Award recipient
U13 Coaching Award recipient Bobbi Jean Boylan (right) with Curl PEI President Sandy Matheson
Montague Curling Rink to host 2020 Under 13
Open Curling Ch’ship
The Montague Curling Rink will play host to Curl PEI’s championship event for its youngest curlers — those under the age of 13 years, from March 6-8, with seven teams entered. This is an “open” event with any combination of boys and/or girls on a team. Teams play six-end games.