PEI’s Birt drops to 0-3 after close Scotties loss to Team Canada (Nedohin)

PEI’s Suzanne Birt rink made an attempt to take out several Team Canada (Heather Nedohin) rocks in the final end of their game this afternoon at the Scotties in Kingston, but removed one only, coming out on the short end of a 6-5 decision, to fall to 0-3.


CCA photo (L-R): Suzanne Birt, Shelly Bradley, Sarah Fullerton, Leslie MacDougall

Here’s the game story,  with info from live tweets from Lori Robinson (@spuddoc) and Amanda Bulger (@amandabulgercur).

End 1: PEI narrowly misses cross-house double. Nedohin draws for 2 in first end

End 2: Team Canada makes a great double. PEI, facing three. draws a single. Team Canada leads PEI 2-1 after 2

End 3: Conservatively-played 3rd end. Fullerton makes clutch double early on. Team Canada hits and sticks for 1. Team Canada leads 3-1

End 4: Birt makes a nice draw to the four foot for one. Team Canada leads by 1 after 4

End 5: PEI forces Team Canada to draw for 1 in the 5th. Nedohin is heavy and PEI steals 1. Game tied 3-3

End 6: PEI forces Team Canada to take 1 in the 6th

End 7: Blanked – Team Canada leads by 1 heading into 8th end. PEI has hammer.

End 8: PEI hits for 1 against 3 in the 8th. All tied between Team Canada and PEI after 8.

End 9: Team Canada draws for 2 in 9. PEI down 2 coming home with hammer.

End 10: Birt makes an attempt to take out at least two Team Canada rocks, but gets only 1. Final score: Team Canada 6, PEI 5.

PEI plays Newfoundland and Labrador’s Stacie Devereaux rink, also at 0-3, tonight at 8 Atlantic.

Mary Anne Arsenault NS vs Kelly Scott BC will be the feature game live on TSN 2 tonight.

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