Weymouth wins Legion curling provincials, Nationals in Manitoba

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The Weymouth Legion curling team of Edwin Comeau, Jimmy Doucet, Louise Doucet et Pete Comeau won the Nova Scotia Legions curling championship in Kingston on Jan. 13.

The Weymouth Legion curling team came out on top of a field of 17 teams to win the provincial championships.

Edwin Comeau, Jimmy Doucet, Louise Doucet and Pete Comeau were undefeated in five games at the Nova Scotia Legion curling championships in Kingston Jan. 10 to 13.

Weymouth met the Fairview team from Halifax in the final of the A pool and were down by two points heading into the last end.

Weymouth scored three to win that and then met Fairview again in the championship game.

Weymouth took four points in the eighth end to take a three-point lead, Fairview scored two in the ninth. Weymouth now had a one-point led with the hammer and scored one more in the tenth without having to throw their last rock.

The Weymouth team will now represent Nova Scotia at the Dominion Command National Legion Curling Championship March 15 to 21 in Dauphin, Manitoba.

The Weymouth team also won provincials in 2012 and represented the province in Saskatoon.

Jimmy Doucet, Louise Doucet, Pete Comeau were part of that team with Walter Coggins, who couldn't make it this year because of injury.

jriley@digbycourier.ca

Organizations: Nova Scotia Legion

Geographic location: Manitoba, Kingston, Nova Scotia Dauphin Saskatoon

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