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Grande Prairie hosts weekend Peace Region curling tournament


In the Sun Life Financial Division, Kurt Balderson of the Sexsmith Curling Club defeated Dawson Creek’s Jordan Steinke. In a close match, Balderson executed a come around tap back to defeat the opposing team by a score of 7-6.

In the Encana Challenge Division, Grande Prairie Curling Club’s Jeff Henricks defeated Stephanie Powell, a fellow Grande Prairie team, by a score of 7-5. In another close game, Henricks made a clutch comeback, scoring three at the end of the sixth, followed by consecutive one point steals in both the seventh and the eighth ends.

Darren Turcotte was the big winner in the Canwest Group Benefits Junior Division. Turcotte and his team won both of their games within the division.

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The Q99 GP Cash Spiel is the first stop on the Pomeroy Inn & Suites Peace Curling Tour. The second event goes in Fort St. John in two weeks time.

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