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The Times Photo / Patti Hacault

Prairie Mountain High School Predators boys team were 

part of some great curling action.

Prairie Mountain High School Hosts Provincial Curling Championship

by Patti Hacault, Staff Reporter

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The atmosphere was intense and the competition challenging as teams from 31 schools, encompassing the province of Manitoba, gathered to compete in Canada’s “game of chess”.

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Representing the various zones throughout Manitoba, high school curling teams were in Somerset and Swan Lake from February 21st to 23rd where approximately 61 games were played across the board.

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The communities of Somerset and Swan Lake joined forces to share the work of hosting the 2019 Provincial Championship. Athletes had an opportunity to come together and share in a sport, meet new people and share their experiences.

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Colin Hodgson, lead for Team Carruthers, Manitoba Provincial Curling Champs, was the guest speaker at their banquet on Thursday evening.

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In the Girls Division the Wild Card went to the Zone 4 Dauphin Clippers who prevailed over the Zone 8 Garden Valley Zodiacs. The Zone 3 Westwood Warriors rink was the Boys Wild Card representative.

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Throughout the tournament the majority of the game scores were very close with several extra ends.

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In the final game of the Girls Division, the Zone 13 Edward Schreyer Barons and the Zone 6 Prairie Mountain High School Predators players went into an extra end, tallying a score of 9 – 6. Both rinks curled a total of six games throughout the three days.

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