Quebec won its third consecutive Canadian mixed curling championship with a convincing 10-3 victory over Northern Ontario on Saturday in Prince Albert, Sask.
The team of captain Félix Asselin, lead Emily Riley, second Emile Asselin and third Laurie St-Georges finished the final after a steal of four points in the third end took Quebec 9-0.
Asselin’s foursome started the playoffs Saturday with the best record in the championship group and put Quebec in contention for a third consecutive title with a 5-3 victory over Miles Craig of British Columbia in the semifinals. earlier Saturday.
Northern Ontario, led by Trevor Bonot, advanced to the final with a 6-5 win over Jamie Koe’s Northwest Territories. Koe’s side had the second-best record heading into Saturday’s playoffs but failed to advance to the final.
In the final, Quebec started with the hammer and collected three runs, then followed with interceptions of two and four.
Northern Ontario scored twice in the fourth end and followed with a stolen one in the fifth, but Quebec scored in the sixth to make it 10-3, prompting Bonot to concede.
The Northwest Territories defeated British Columbia 10-4 in the bronze medal game, putting the game away with four points in the fifth end.