Champions Crowned at Junior Championship
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan | August 7, 2015
Following an exciting week of competition at the Junior Championships at Nutana Lawn bowling in Saskatoon, the winners have been decided.
On the men’s side, it was Braeden Campbell of Nova Scotia, who won the gold medal over Nathan Jacobucci of Manitoba 21-8. Campbell finished 8-1 in the round robin before moving into the playoff round in first place. He continued his strong presence and reliable play during the final to clinch the Junior Champion title.
Congratulations to Rob Law of Manitoba, who won the Bronze Medal over Owen Kirby of Ontario 21-8.
Braeden Campbell, Nathan Jacobucci, Rob Law and Owen Kirby have been named to the Youth Development Squad for a one-year term, after having finished in the top four of the Junior competition. The inaugural Youth Development Squad is set help athletes build their skills and develop for future international competition.
For the women, it was local native Jordan Kos of Saskatchewan, who won the gold medal 21- 9 over Nicole LeBlanc of Ontario. Kos and LeBlanc finished the round robin with an identical 4-1 record, with Kos narrowly winning the round robin match against LeBlanc 21-19. The ladies played well and had fans on the edge of their seats until the last bowl was thrown.
Congratulations to Chris Burke of Ontario, who won the Bronze Medal over Baylee van Steijn of Ontario 21-16.
Jordan Kos, Nicole LeBlanc, Chris Burke and Baylee van Steijn will join the top four Junior men on the Youth Development Squad for a one year term. Congratulations!!!
Competition continues with the Under 25 Championship wrapping up on Monday.
For a full list of results from the Junior Championship, click here.
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Technical Coordinator, Bowls Canada Boulingrin
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