Island curler qualifies for Northern Ontario championships


PROVIDENCE BAY – Earlier this month, the Providence Bay Junior Curling Program held its Hit-Draw-Tap competition, which is a nation-wide youth competition run by Curling Canada. 

Each curler throws five hits, five draws and five taps and gains points based on where their rock ends up. In the age 8 and under category Liam McLean had the highest score, followed by Parker Johnston in second and Devon MacKelvie in third place. Liam, Parker and Devon also finished in the top 20 in Northern Ontario. 

In the age 9-13 category, Eric Wahl obtained the highest score, followed by Avery Barnes in second and Andrew Hague in third. Avery also finished in the top 20 in Northern Ontario and Eric finished second in Northern Ontario! 

Eric Wahl now moves on to compete in the Northern Ontario Hit-Draw-Tap championships that will be held March 7 in Sault Ste. Marie.