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Burgess cousins share in provincial crown

The Jones rink out of Halifax Curling Club captured the under-21 women’s curling championship on the weekend. From left, team members are Lindsey Burgess, Karlee Burgess, Kristin Clarke and Kaitlyn Jones. The team now advances to the national championships later this month in Shawinigan.
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The Jones rink out of Halifax Curling Club captured the under-21 women’s curling championship on the weekend. From left, team members are Lindsey Burgess, Karlee Burgess, Kristin Clarke and Kaitlyn Jones. The team now advances to the national championships later this month in Shawinigan. SUBMITTED PHOTO

LOWER SACKVILLE, N.S.

 

Lindsey and Karlee Burgess are sharing in a provincial championship.

The cousins are members of the Kaitlyn Jones rink out of Halifax Curling Club, that also includes third Kristin Clarke and coach Andrew Atherton. They went undefeated at the 2017 AMJ Campbell Under 21 Womens Championship, hosted by Lakeshore Curling Club in Lower Sackville.

Lindsey, of Truro, threw lead, and this marked her first provincial championship. For cousin Karlee, of Hilden and throwing second, it was her fifth provincial title.

The team posted wins of 9-4 (Team Stephanie Carson – Berwick CC); 10-3 (Team Kaylee Nodding – Bridgewater CC); 8-5 (Team Cally Moore – CFB Halifax CC); 5-4 (Team Kaylee Nodding); 8-6 (Team Isabelle Ladouceur – Lakeshore CC); and 6-2 (Team Cally Moore), en route to the championship.

The Jones team now advances to represent Nova Scotia at the 2018 Canadian Junior (Under-21) Women’s Curling Championship in Shawinigan, Que., being held Jan. 13-21.

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