McDonald Win Badger Junior Title and U18 Championship
The Wisconsin Junior Championships were completed at the Portage Curling Club, Dec. 16-18, 2016. For the first time ever, the Junior Championships consisted of two competitions, the Wisconsin (Badger) Championships and the new U18 competitions. Andrea McDonald from Madison led her team to an undefeated record of 5-0 to win both the U18 competition and the Wisconsin Junior Women’s Badger Championship.
Curling with Andrea were Elizabeth Vorpahl – Portage, Rachel Kawleski and Suzanna Viau, from Stevens Point. 4 girls teams made up the field with the DaKotah Crotty rink from Pardeeville taking the runner-up spot.
By winning the U18 competition, the McDonald team has qualified for the U18 National Championships which are set for the Milwaukee Curling Club, Mar. 2-8, 2017.