PEI’s Lauren Ferguson and Calvin Smith beat Dana Ferguson & John Epping at Canadian Mixed Doubles

After an opening loss to Jennifer Jones (fresh off her gold-medal performance at the World Women’s Curling Championship in North Bay, Ont.) and Brent Laing (who competed at the Olympics in Pyeongchang with Team Kevin Koe),  PEI’s Lauren Ferguson and Calvin Smith have picked up a win at the Canadian Mixed Doubles in Leduc Alberta, scoring four points in the fourth, and stealing three points in an extra end to defeat the duo of Dana Ferguson and John Epping by a 9-6 score this afternoon.


Photo: Lauren Ferguson (left) and Calvin Smith at the PEI Mixed Doubles Ch’ship

At 7 pm, the PEI team will play 2016 Canadian Mixed Doubles champ Jocelyn Peterman, paired with Derek Samagalski because her regular partner Brett Gallant is competing in the World Men’s at Las Vegas with Team Canada skip Brad Gushue.

Update: Team PEI (1-2) lost 11-2 to Peterman/Samagalski (3-0).
Here is PEI’s full round-robin draw:

Date Draw  W/L Time (ADT) Opponent
Mar 28
11:30 PM  Jones/Laing
Mar 29
2:00 PM  Ferguson/Epping
Mar 29
7:00 PM  Peterman/Samagalski
Mar 30
12:00 AM  Kitz/Stewart 
Mar 30
2:00 PM  Sweeting/March
Mar 30
7:00 PM  Kasner/Kalthoff
Mar 31
12:00 AM  Sturmay/Sturmay

CBC will be live streaming games from the mixed doubles championship until the weekend, then broadcasting playoff games on the CBC television network. Go to then click on the “CBC Television” tab beside the “CBC Sports Streaming” for the CBC TV schedule.

Find scores, news and teams on the event website here:

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