Veronica Smith leads P.E.I. Scotties with 4-0 record, faces 3-1 Fullerton in 7 pm Fri. B Qual. (Journal)

ALBERTON — Veronica Smith takes a 4-0 record into Friday evening’s ‘B’ qualifier of the P.E.I. Scotties provincial women’s curling championship at the Western Community Curling Club.

Smith moved to 4-0 Friday morning scoring a single with the hammer in the last end to break a 6-6 tie with the Suzanne Birt rink, putting the nine-time Scotties champion, Birt, on the brink of elimination in the seven-team modified triple-knockout championship.

Chloé McCloskey watches her rock during P.E.I. Scotties women’s curling action in Alberton. It’s her first time skipping at the Scotties. She kept her chances alive Friday morning, winning an elimination game 7-5 over Montague’s Tammy Dewar. – Eric McCarthy

Chloé McCloskey, a former teammate of Smith’s, kept her chances alive Friday morning scoring three with hammer in the ninth end for a 7-5 win over Tammy Dewar, who finished play 0-3. McCloskey is 1-2,  and faces Melissa Morrow (2-2) on Friday evening in a win-or-go-home match. Another win-or-go home match pits a pair of 1-2 rinks, Birt and Lisa Jackson, against each other.

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