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Kelly Knapp snaps up the Sask Curling Tour Moose Jaw Championship

It was an easy win for Regina’s Knapp and team to beat Winnipeg, thereby becoming champions in the Sask Curling Tour Moose Jaw finals.

  • Regina’s Knapp bags the Sask curling Tour Moose Jaw Championship, after crushing Winnepeg 7-0.
  • Knapp scored twice in the end and defeated Canora’s Rob Zuravloff in quarters of the tournament.
  • Winnipeg’s Corey Chambers’ spectacular run till the finals ended by Regina’s Knapp.

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The Sask. Curling Tour Moose Jaw Championship finals took place on 21st November 2021 at the Moose Jaw Ford Curling Centre.

Kelly Knapp seemingly didn’t need to waste any time whilst it came to triumphing the Sask Curling Tour Moose Jaw championship on Sunday night.

Knapp and his Regina foursome of third Brock Montgomery, 2d Mike Armstrong and lead Trent Knapp wanted best 3 ends to get beyond Winnipeg’s Cory Chambers, 3rd Julien Leduc, 2d Devon Wiebe and lead Stuart Shiells, taking a 7-zero win withinside the title game at Moose Jaw Ford Curling Centre.

Knapp was given matters going fast with an opening-cease four-spot and after Chambers scored one the following end, positioned up a 3-ender to convey matters to a completely early close.

It became obvious a strong for the eventual champions at the weekend, as they lost their first game to eventual ‘A’ qualifier Brent Gedak and his Estevan rink of 3rd Jason Ackerman, 2d Derek Owens, and lead Curtis Horwath however could win out the rest of the way.

That covered a 7-five win over Chambers withinside the ‘B’ semifinal and a 4-three victory over Lumsden’s Sam Wills withinside the ‘B’ qualifier to attain the championship event.

There, Knapp defeated Canora’s Rob Zuravloff five-2 withinside the quarter-final and scored a couple withinside the very last end to down Saskatoon’s Jason Jacobson 8-6 to book his spot withinside the very last.

Chambers rebounded from his ‘B’ facet loss to Knapp to qualify via the ‘C’ event. He defeated Regina’s Josh Bryden five-1 withinside the championship quarter-very last and rolled to a 7-2 win over Gedak withinside the semis.

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