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Competition intense at CVAC curling districts

Dallas Reimer and Kendra Schlichemeyer of the Rosthern High School mixed curling team aggressively sweep the rock during the CVAC District Playoffs in Dalmeny on February 9

The Central Valley Athletic Conference (CVAC) Senior District Playoffs consisted of many competitive matchups on February 9, as every team gave it their all to best one another at the Dalmeny Curling Rink.
There were clubs from several schools that participated in the boys, girls and mixed divisions. The top two teams from each category advanced to their respective regional tournament.
Allan Composite placed first in the girls tournament, while Colonsay was the runner-up. Allan is hosting the girls regional tournament, which will take place on March 2 and 3.
In the boys division, Hanley was the top team, while Martensville High was the second team that advanced to the regional playdowns, which is in Blaine Lake on March 2 and 3.
Blaine Lake earned the top spot in the mixed curling competition and Rosthern High took second place. Blake Lake is hosting the mixed curling regionals on March 2 and 3.
Both the boys and girls events were a five-team double elimination format. A team had to lose twice to be eliminated from the tournament.
The mixed doubles event only featured four teams and that tournament was the same format as the other two.
The other schools that competed in the girls tournament were Walter W. Brown (Langham), Rosthern Junior College (RJC) and Aberdeen Composite. Allan defeated Langham 10-2

(L-R) Martensville High’s Tyler Meikle and Rylan Gabruck both listen to the skip while sweeping the rock during the boys tournament of the CVAC Districts

in the final matchup of the A bracket, as Allan went undefeated in the tournament. After that loss, Langham fell 9-3 to Colonsay in the final of the B bracket.
Aberdeen Composite, RJC and Langham were the other teams that were entered in the boys competition.
Hanley earned a 10-2 victory over Martensville in the A bracket finale, which dropped Martensville to the B bracket. Martensville was matched up against RJC in the B-final and ended up winning 8-4 to advance to regionals.
The other schools that competed in the mixed division were Hanley and RJC. Blaine Lake and Rosthern High were matched up in each team’s first game of the tournament. Blaine Lake won 9-1.
Blaine Lake defeated RJC 8-0 in the A bracket final. With that loss RJC dropped to the B bracket and played Rosthern High in the B-final.
Rosthern High defeated RJC 11-7. Rosthern High had to win three straight games in the B bracket to advance to regionals.

(L-R) Abbey Peters and Brooklynn Hogg start sweep shortly after the rock was thrown, as both curlers represented Aberdeen Composite School during the girls tournament of the CVAC Districts
Hanna Prevost exits the hack as she throws the rock for the Walter W. Brown senior girls curling team
Members of Aberdeen Composite school work together to carry the rock as far as they can during the boys tournament of the CVAC Districts

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