It will be NorWOSSA rivals, the Fort Frances Muskies and Kenora’s Beaver Brae Broncos, facing each other this time for the NWOSSA championship in a one-game showdown at the Fort Frances Curling Club this afternoon.
The Muskies lost to Michipicoten, 8-5, in their final round-robin game Tuesday morning, while the Broncos defeated Thunder Bay’s Superior Collegiate, 9-2, to leave the NorWOSSA entrants with identical 4-1 records.
The championship game will be played at 1 p.m.
The winner earns the berth to the all-Ontario championship to be played in North Bay later this month.
The Muskies beat the Broncos three games to one in the NorWOSSA championship and 7-6 in their NWOSSA opener on Sunday.
In the other boys’ game played this morning, Hammarskjold got by Lake Superior High School from Terrace Bay 4-3.
St. Patrick High School from Thunder Bay defeated Red Lake 5-2 to clinch the girls’ championship, finishing with a perfect 5-0 record. They will represent northwestern Ontario at the OFSSA championship.
St. Ignatius High School, runners-up in the SSSAA championship, finished second with a record of 4-1.
The Fort Frances Muskies were edged 7-6 by Geraldton to finish with a 2-3 record.
Red Lake finished with a 1-4 record.
Boy Standings (after five draws)
Fort Frances – 4-1
Beaver Brae – 4-1
Lake Superior 3-2
Michipicoten – 3-2
Hammarskjold – 0-5
Girls Final Standings
St. Patrick – 5-0
St. Ignatius – 4-1
Fort Frances – 2-3
Red Lake 1-4
*Chateau Jeunesse – 0- 5
*team withdrew at the start of the competition. Scheduled games included in standings