Curling Queens and Kings earn ACAC gold and silver, qualify for nationals

The RDC Curling teams added two more ACAC medals to their impressive collection. Photo - Tony Hansen
The RDC Curling teams added two more ACAC medals to their impressive collection. Photo - Tony Hansen

All three Red Deer College Curling teams wanted to be playing meaningful games on the final day at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Curling Championships and they all had opportunities to add to RDC's medal total on Sunday.

At 10:00 a.m., the RDC Queens defeated the MacEwan University Griffins 6-2 to claim gold at Rose City Curling Club. 

On sheet 4, the Concordia University Thunder downed the RDC Kings 8-5 at 10:00 a.m. in the finals. The Kings earned ACAC silver in Camrose.

In the 10:00 a.m. draw, the RDC Mixed Curling team was edged 7-6 by the NAIT Ooks in the bronze medal game. The Red Deer College Mixed Curling team placed fourth.

The RDC Queens and Kings qualify for the 2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA)/Curling Canada Championships, March 24 to 28, at Ken's Furniture Arena and Robinson Arena in Leduc.