The Mixed Doubles competition, for players who didn’t take part in the playoffs, wrapped up on Saturday at the Canadian Under 18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships in St. Andrews New Brunswick, with coach David Murphy and skip Lauren Ferguson from PEI’s Team Ferguson winning gold and silver medals, respectively, while Lexie Murray of Team Ferguson was in the bronze medal game. Team Ferguson is from the Cornwall, Crapaud, and Charlottetown Curling Clubs.
Photo (L-R): Murphy, Ferguson
In the gold medal-game, featuring a pair of mixed teams, the duo of Jaycee Terrick (Manitoba) and Braden Fleischhacker (Saskatchewan), with coach David Murphy (P.E.I.) was a 4-2 winner over Lauren Ferguson (P.E.I.) and Troy Chong (B.C.) with coach Dave Trickett (Newfoundland/ Labrador).
Photo (L-R): Gold Medallists Fleischhacker, Terrick, Murphy
Photo (L-R): Silver Medallists Chong, Ferguson, Trickett
The all-girl duo of Melodie Forsythe (N.B. Host) and Alexa Smallwood (Yukon), along with coach Verne Anderson (Saskatchewan) won the bronze medal with a 5-3 victory over the mixed duo of Lexie Murray (P.E.I.) and Jayden Bindig (Saskatchewan) with coach Bryan Miki (B.C.)
(Photos courtesy of Lisa Ferguson)