Zoey Terrick and her Heather team are the first team to advance to the playoffs of the TELUS CurlManitoba Junior Championships in Portage.
The #2 SEED, Zoey Terrick (with Jaycee Terrick, Jensen Letham, Tessa Terrick, and Coach Clint Cullen) defeated top seed Katy Lukowich and her Granite team 9-4 in the “A” qualifier. Zoey and Tessa Terrick were CurlManitoba’s U-18 champions in 2022.
Team Lukowich drops into “B” Qualifier game, a game which will be played at 11AM tomorrow in Portage. Their opponent will be the winner of an 8PM Thursday game between Cheyenne Ehnes (Pembina) and Grace Beaudry (St. Vital).
The 11 team Junior Women’s event is a triple knockout format.
In the junior men’s event, the top two seeds had first round byes and have since each won two games to lead their respective pools. Junior Men’s play continues on the 8Pm draw Thursday. Top seed Jordon McDonald (Deer Lodge), the defending champion, and #2 seed Jace Freeman (Virden), this year’s U-18 AND Canada Games Trials winner appear to be on track to meet in the Page 1-1 playoff game on Friday evening.