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Club de Curling Sherbrooke challenged Pointe Claire on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 4 PM. Ideal conditions for curling with a sharp blue sky with outdoor heat approximating minus 10 В°C and ice shed heat of plus 4 В°C. The ice was in fact nipped and pebbled.
Starting ceremonies had been officiated by Gerry Yuskowski and Russ Haliburton. The Presidents of both groups had been current: Keith Mallette from Pointe Claire and Jean Langevin (playing) from Sherbrooke. The club household was complete and there was clearly a sense of excitement floating around. The match ended up being two groups from each club, ten ends, stacking of brooms after 5 ends and points that are total figure out the champion.
Sherbrooke, being the elder club (1880) had been awarded the blue rocks, with Pointe Claire (1921) playing the red rocks. The four leads came across at the club and, fortified with a wee dram of whiskey, tossed for 1 st end throwing place вЂ“ Pointe Claire won the toss and elected to toss final using the hammer.
Groups had been regarding the ice at 4 PM вЂ“ the Sherbrooke groups, despite devoid of the hammer, won the very first end by stealing 1 point for each sheet. After 5 ends as well as the stacking for the brooms, the ratings had been: Sheet 1 вЂ“ Red stones 5, Blue rocks 2; Sheet 3 вЂ“ Red stones 6, Blue Stones 1. Read more