Curling briefs: Island native earns shot at junior curling glory

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The Matt Dunstone rink defeated the Derek Oryniak team, which includes P.E.I. native Chris Gallant at second, 7-4 in the final of the Canola Manitoba junior men's championship in Rivers, Man.

Both rinks are from Winnipeg.

Dunstone now gets a shot at his second Canadian juniors championship at the nationals Jan. 23 to 31 in Stratford Ont.

He won in 2013.


Gushue, Gallant pocket more cash

Team Jacobs outearned Team Gushue, with Charlottetown native Brett Gallant at second, in the Pinty's all-star curling skins game men's final Sunday in Banff, Alta.

Jacobs tallied $71,000 in total prize money, including $54,000 for Sunday's win.

Gushue's rink took home $22,000 in total prize money from the event.


Island curlers in the money

Blair Weeks, Suzanne Birt and Tyler MacKEnzie all brought home money after winning their respective divisions at last weekend's cashspiel at the Montague Curling Club.

Blair Weeks defeated Tyler Harris 6-5 in the A final, Birt downed Tyler Smith 4-2 in the B final and Tyler MacKenzie outduelled Lisa Jackson 4-1 in the C final.

Birt and Jackson return to Montague ice Friday for the P.E.I. Scotties provincial women's curling championship.

Organizations: Montague Curling Club

Geographic location: Iceland, Rivers, Winnipeg Charlottetown Banff

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