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Corner Brook's Mitchell rink to represent province at Canada Winter Games

Members of the provincial championship winning team, from left, are coach Gary Oke, MacKenzie Mitchell, Sarah McNeil Lamswood, Mikayla O'Reilly, and Ainsleigh Piercey.
Members of the provincial championship winning team, from left, are coach Gary Oke, MacKenzie Mitchell, Sarah McNeil Lamswood, Mikayla O'Reilly, and Ainsleigh Piercey. - Submitted

A 6-2 victory over Team Follett from St. John’s on Friday powered the Mackenzie Mitchell rink of Corner Brook to the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta.

A big four-point fifth end was the key for the local rink, which also features Sarah McNeil Lamswood, Mikayla O’Reilly and Ainsleigh Piercey, in the provincial championship-clinching victory.

The Mitchell rink went 3-1 overall, with wins coming by scores of 7-4 and 7-3 over Team French, also of St. John’s, and 4-3 win, followed by a 6-5 loss, coming at the hands of Team Follett.

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