CANADA GAMES: Nova Scotia strikes gold in ladies’ curling


Nova Scotia’s curlers struck gold on the Canada Video games in Prince Edward Island on Friday.

The ladies’ workforce of Steffi Atherton, Sophie Blades, Alexis Cluney and Kate Weissent scored three factors within the fifth finish and three extra within the sixth to safe a 9-5 win over Alberta within the gold medal recreation. It was the province’s second gold of the Video games.

Nova Scotia superior to the ultimate with an 8-6 win over Saskatchewan within the semifinals earlier within the day.


Dartmouth’s Evan Huber had the highest outcome for Nova Scotia in particular person competitors, putting fourth within the boys’ vault with a rating of 13.675.

Bronze medallist Xavier Olasz was simply forward of him at 13.775.

Riley Bryk additionally narrowly missed the rostrum in boys’ ground, posting a results of 13.000 for fifth place. He was simply 0.2 factors out of third and 0.325 from gold.

Riley Bryk of Bridgewater performs his ground routine within the boys’ inventive gymnastics competitors on the Canada Video games in Prince Edward Island. – Len Wagg/Communications Nova Scotia

Carter Bryk got here in sixth within the pommel horse and seventh in horizontal bar, one place behind Halifax’s Bruce Murray.

In ladies’ competitors, Halifax’s Janelle Nagle completed fifth within the vault. There have been no different Nova Scotia feminine finalists within the day’s three different occasions.


Truro’s Marley Eisner was the highest finisher for Nova Scotia within the ladies’ moguls competitors, coming in 14th place at Crabbe Mountain.

Fall River’s Renee Gauthier was two spots behind in sixteenth and Halifax’s Hayden Little posted a rating of 5.84 in his second run to earn a Fifteenth-place end within the boys’ occasion.


Julia Foran completed fifth and Grace Sullivan sixth within the ladies’ lengthy observe mass begin occasion.

Within the lengthy observe 1,000 it was: Aoife Marshall (twenty first), Genevieve Robinson (twenty fourth), Foran (twenty sixth) and Sullivan (twenty sixth).

Julia Snelgrove positioned fourth in her ladies’ remaining within the brief observe 1,000.

Evan Ren crossed the road in fifth place within the boys’ lengthy observe mass begin, Findlay Tulloch was seventh and Caius Taggart-Cox thirteenth.

Tulloch was additionally twenty fourth within the lengthy observe 1,000, Garrison Woodford twenty seventh, Taggart-Cox twenty ninth and Ren thirtieth.

Maceo Arruda Kyriakidis (1:45.909), Eli Cowper (1:49.229) and Ian Krill (1:49.703) had been the highest finishers for Nova Scotia within the backside bracket remaining of the boys’ brief observe 1,000.


The boys’ workforce of Garreth Angelo Beckles, Jack Comeau, Jack Foerster and Emmett Workman fell 3-1 to Saskatchewan in comfort play to place them at 0-2 to this point within the roudn.

Nova Scotia misplaced 4-0 to Manitoba within the opening comfort spherical on Thursday.

The ladies’ squad of Marnie Bishop, Lillian Pappas, Remy Stein and Adele Workman was scheduled to face P.E.I. in comfort play late on Friday night.


Nova Scotia’s rivals all got here up brief of their bids to advance to the playoff spherical in singles competitors.

The province’s general medal complete thus far is 9.