Truro rink kicks off junior curling provincials with victory

Staff ~ The Truro Daily News
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TRURO – Truro’s Mary Myketyn-Driscoll got off to the start she was looking for Thursday at the Nova Scotia Junior Curling Championships in Chester.

Myketyn-Driscoll, representing the Truro Curling Club, defeated Lakeshore’s Hayley McCabe 7-4 to open the event in Thursday’s lone draw.

Myketyn-Driscoll jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first end and never looked back, scoring one in the fourth, two in the sixth and singles in both the eighth and ninth ends. Her team also includes mate Taylor Clarke, second Mackenzie Proctor and lead Sara Sears.

A pair of other Colchester natives didn’t have the same success. North River’s Olivia Dennis, an Acadia University student and second with the Micayla Dorey rink out of Wolfville, was nipped 5-4 by Mayflower’s Alicia Brine.

Karlee Burgess, a Hilden resident and second with the Mary Fay rink out of Chester, was edged 7-6.

Action continues today both Jonathan Crouse and Cooper Kelly start things off for Truro Curling Club on the boys side at 8 a.m. Crouse takes on Halifax’s Nick Schroeder while Kelly gets defending champion Stuart Thompson of Mayflower.

Myketyn-Driscoll hits the ice at noon to face Bridgewater’s Raquel Bachman while Dorey meets Highlander’s Teagan Lombardo and Fay battles McCabe.

Organizations: Truro Curling Club, Acadia University

Geographic location: Chester, Colchester, North River Wolfville Hilden

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