Scheidegger 0-2 at Canada Cup Friday
Lethbridge’s Casey Scheidegger lost a pair of games to the two frontrunners to fall to 3-3 at the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup in Estevan, Sask.
Scheidegger and her Lethbridge Curling Club rink of third Cary-Ane McTaggart, second Jessie Haughian and lead Kristie Moore were defeated 8-5 by Gimli Manitoba’s Kerri Einarson and lost 9-6 to Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg in the Friday afternoon draw.
The losses put Scheidegger at 3-3 while Einarson and Jones sit atop the standings at 5-1.
Ottawa’s Rachel Homan is 4-2 and holds onto third place heading into the final round-robin games this morning.
The top-three men’s and women’s teams advance to the playoff round later today. The second and thirdplace teams play in the semifinal with the winners advancing to Sunday’s final against the first-place men’s and women’s teams.
Scheidegger plays Manitoba’s Darcy Robertson (1-5) at 8 a.m. today.
Homan plays Allison Flaxey (2-4) of Winnipeg in the same draw.
If necessary, the men’s tie breaker will be played at 8 a.m. with the women’s tie-breaker slated for 1 p.m.
The men’s semifinal goes at 1 p.m. with the women to follow at 6 p.m.