Sports briefs: Elementary school ski tournament March 1

Three exciting race events will be featured March 1 in the upcoming Williams Lake Elementary School Ski Tournament.

Three exciting race events will be featured March 1 in the upcoming Williams Lake Elementary School Ski Tournament.

Hosted by the Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club  at Bull Mountain, the event will feature a freestyle technique spring, a classic race with a mass start and a team relay race.

The race day is designed as a fun day of competitive cross country skiing for youth aged four to 12.

Cost of the race is $20 per skier, however, registered Jackrabbits get to race free. The event kicks off at 9 a.m. with a pre-race warmup.

Lunch will be included and every participants receives a Cross Country Canada-sponsored prize.

The registration deadline is Feb. 23 and will be limited to the first 60 racers who enter. Registration is also available through elementary schools in the city.

For more information contact Rob Sutton at skijackrabbit@gmail.com or at 250-267-3086.

Save-On-Foods takes command of first place in Super League of Curling

Save-On-Foods now has a solid hold of first place in the Williams Lake Super League of Curling.

The team, skipped by Ken Teskey, was down 5-1 after four ends but again battled back to take two in the fifth end and stealing three in the sixth — eventually running Brian Purdy’s rink, PMT Chartered Accountants, out of rocks for an 8-5 victory.

In the other matchup of the night Simone Leclerc’s Water Factory rink upended Ron Bisaro’s Credit Union team in an 8-5 win.

Water Factory started strong with an early 3-0 lead, however, Credit Union battled back to tie the score at 3-3. Credit Union had opportunities for big ends in the fifth and seventh ends but could not capitalize on their opportunities.

Save-On-Foods, to date, has a record of nine wins and four losses, with Water Factory in second place with seven wins and six losses.

Holding down the third-place spot is Credit Union with a six-win, seven-loss record, while PMT Chartered Accountants is in fourth with four wins and nine losses.