The Andrea Crawford rink from Fredericton NB defeated the Mary-Anne Arsenault foursome from Halifax by an 8-7 score to win this afternoon’s Lady Monctonian Invitational final at Curl Moncton.
PEI’s Suzanne Birt, who won the event 10 years ago, advanced to the 8:30 am quarter-final round, against Nova Scotia’s Tanya Hilliard squad, but lost 7-2. Birt, whose team includes Marie Christianson, Meaghan Hughes and Michelle McQuaid, had a 3-1 win-loss record in round robin play, losing 6-4 to Hilliard in their first encounter. PEI’s Sarah Fullerton rink finished with a 2-2 record, while Veronica Smith and her team were 0-4.
Hilliard fell to Arsenault by a 7-2 score in the semis, while Crawford beat Colleen Jones of Halifax 7-1.