Harriston squad competed at provincial tournament

As the Harriston Curling Club prepared for its annual bonspiel, one of its teams was competing in the 2012 Dominion Tankard Men’s Provincial Curling Championship last week.

Led by skip Jake Higgs, of Strathroy, the Harriston Curling Club team was one of 11 vying for the provincial championship in Stratford last week. Ten teams were trying to upset perennial favourite Glenn Howard and the Coldwater and District Curling Club.

Other members of the Harriston team include: Fonthill’s Bill Buchanan (lead), Kingston’s Jonathan Beuk (second) and Harriston’s Brent Ross (third).

As of Feb. 10 at 1pm, the Harriston team was tied for 7th place with a record of three wins and five losses, with one game still to play.

The team lost to Howard’s crew 8-4 in eight ends on Feb. 9. Results of the team’s final game versus Thornhill were not known by press time.