Moray Juniors were well represented on the podium in this week’s playing of the Moray Province Points competition. After 9 rounds of specified individual curling shots, Owen Watson picked up the Heather Little Trophy with a clear 2 point lead over runner up Ardclach’s evergreen Neil Campbell. Gwyn Edwards finished in third spot and thus was the night’s leading lady curler. Owen became the first Junior to win the Moray Province Points competition and both he and Gwyn are an absolute credit to the Moray Junior Club and its dedicated coaches.
Meanwhile , on Division 2 League business Alan Durno was a big winner over Darnaway’s Alan Douglas. Douglas picked up his consolation shot at the last end as the Fochabers’ team dominated the contest right from the off.
In Division 3 Janice Rankin’s Ladies retained their 100% record as stand in skip Julie Stewart steered her rink to a convincing 8-3 victory. 5-1 ahead after 4 ends, Helen clawed back a couple of single shots before the Ladies pulled away again to pocket both points.
Linda Hardie and Andrew Allardyce had a terrific scrap with the scoreboard showing exclusive counts of just single shots. The wily Allardyce had collected 3 of them before the Forres girls opened their own account and then just held on at the final end to pip Hardie by the odd shot in 7.
Jim Walls started like a train in his Division 4 game with John Key winning the first 5 ends to lead 8-0. He then somewhat hit the buffers losing a 4 as stand in Gateway skip Cameron Smith brought his team back into the contest. It was too little too late though as Walls closed out the game with a last end single and a 9-4 win
Moray Province Points
1st O. Watson ( Moray Juniors) 33 points
2nd N. Campbell (Ardclach) 31 points
3rd G. Edwards ( Moray Juniors) 28 points