LOWER SACKVILLE – Scott Babin kept himself alive Sunday at the Nova Scotia Junior Curing Championship at Lakeshore Curling Club with a 9-4 victory over Bridgewater’s Trevor Crouse.
The win improves Babin to 3-2 while Crouse (2-3) is eliminated from the event.
The Truro Curling Club skip is teamed with Jonathan Crouse, Andrew Burgess and Alex MacNeil at the event.
Babin, who won the junior title last year with skip Stuart Thompson out of Mayflower, takes on Mayflower’s Matthew Manuel (4-0) today.
Babin scored three in the opening end and never looked back, adding two more in the third end and three in the fifth. The game was called in the eighth end after Babin notched his final point.
On the girls side, Truro’s defending girls champion, Mary Myketyn-Driscoll (3-1), is in a three-way tie for first. She meets Mayflower’s Emily Dwyer (2-2) today after finishing play on Sunday with a 10-3 setback to Chester’s Mary Fay (3-1). Hilden’s Karlee Burgess throws second stones for Fay.
Myketyn-Driscoll is joined by Taylor Clarke, Mackenzie Proctor and Sarah Sears at the event