Day 2 Wrap-up: NOSSA Curling Championships


by Blythe Servant

Widdifield from North Bay won the boys division at the NOSSA curling championships.  It was a very tight game early and was tied 3-3 at the fourth end break.  St. Mary’s forced Widdifield to take one in the fifth, but Widdifield came back to steal one in the fifth and two more in the sixth to pull away to big 7-3 lead.  St. Mary’s ran out of rocks in the eighth end. Playing for the St. Mary’s Knights was Nick Lemieux, vice Jacob Reid, second Andrew Berg, and lead Taylor Longo​

Jeunesse-Nord from Blind River, representing North Shore, won the girls division championship.  After starting with two blank ends, Jeunesse-Nord opened the scoring with singles in both the third and fourth ends.  St. Charles came back to tie the game with two points of their own in the fifth.  They conceded the game when Jeunesse-Nord blew open the scoring with a 4-ender in the sixth to win 6-2.

Both Jeunesse-Nord and Widdifield will advance to OFSAA being held in North Bay March 7-10. By virture of their silver medal finish, St. Mary’s Knights will also get a berth at OFSAA.

The Superior Heights Steelhawks boys curling team,  with skip Michael Masters, vice James Mesich, second Nathan Erkkila and lead Devin Moore, ​ won the boys Consolation Championship when they defeated St. Charles by a score of 10-2.