After 7-3 victory over Kleibrink on Tuesday afternoon
(by Jason Simmonds)
SUMMERSIDE – Theresa Breen and her teammates from Halifax are proving seeding does not matter.
The rink from the Mayflower Curling Club in Halifax entered the 2017 Home Hardware Road to the Roar Pre-Trials curling event at Eastlink Arena as the 13th seed in the 14-team women’s field, but is off to a 2-0 (won-lost) start.
Skip Theresa Breen releases a shot while lead Amanda Simpson is ready to sweep. The action took place Tuesday afternoon at the 2017 Home Hardware Road to the Roar Pre-Trials curling event. Jason Simmonds/Journal Pioneer
“It’s a great start,” said Breen after Tuesday afternoon’s 7-3 win over Shannon Kleibrink of Okotoks, Alta. “We are certainly thrilled with how we are playing so far, and we’ve certainly built upon what we started this season.
“We have worked hard to be here. It might be a surprise to some, but we are feeling pretty confident with how we are playing.”\
Breen opened round-robin play with an 11-6 win over Tracy Fleury of Sudbury, Ont., on Monday night.
“Both games have been tightly played and we’ve been able to pull away at the end,” said Breen, a two-time silver-medallist at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. “They have both been pretty tight games for the first eight ends.