MacFadyen, MacKay in the lead at U16 curling provincials

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ALBERTON -- The defending boys champion, the Alex MacFadyen rink from the Silver Fox, keeps rolling along at the O’Connor Glass Curl P.E.I. Under 16 Provincial Curling championships here at the Western Community Curling Club. MacFadyen defeated the previously unbeaten Donald DeWolfe rink from Cornwall 12-5 in this morning’s draw to move into sole possession of first place with a 3-0 record in the five-team round robin competition. He is assured of a spot in the three-team play-off regardless of how he does in his final round robin game today at 5 p.m.

Meanwhile in the girls triple knockout competition, Kaleigh MacKay and her Crapaud/Montague rink won the battle of the undefeated girls teams, dropping the defending champion Lauren Lenentine rink from Cornwall 8-5 this morning. With the win, MacKay captured the “A” qualifier position for the Page play-off. Lenentine will play the Lauren Moerike Charlottetown foursome in the “B” qualifier in today’s 5 p.m. draw. The “C” and “D” qualifiers will be determined in the 8:30 p.m. draw.

Moerike advanced to the “B” qualifier with a 10-0 win over Cornwall’s Kristie Rogers rink in this morning’s draw.

The 1 p.m. draw today will see Katie Worth from Cornwall taking on Western’s Karlie Lewis and Maple Leaf’s Breanna Rayner playing Cornwall’s Katie Worth in girls play. The losers of those games will be eliminated. In boys play, Cornwall/Charlottetown’s Devin Schut will be playing Montague’s Owen Collier, and one of those teams will be picking up its first win.

Organizations: Silver Fox, O’Connor Glass Curl P.E.I. Under 16 Provincial Curling, Western Community Curling Club

Geographic location: Cornwall, Maple Leaf, Charlottetown

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