Charlottetown’s Suzanne Birt rink made it to the semi-final round after going through round-robin play undefeated with a 4-0 win-loss record at the Dave Jones Stanhope Simpson Insurance Cashspiel at the Mayflower Curling Club in Halifax, but lost to event runner-up Theresa Breen of Halifax, by a 6-3 score. The other semi saw four-time defending champ Jill Brothers and her team which includes PEI’s Erin Carmody at third, fall to Tori Koana and her Yamanashi Japan squad by a 9-3 score.
Tori Koana rink in a game against PEI’s Veronica Smith team (CurlingPhotos.ca)
Koana prevailed in the final over Breen, winning 5-3 and finishing the event with six straight wins.
Michelle McQuaid (left), Suzanne Birt, and Meaghan Hughes from Team Birt (CurlingPhotos.ca)
PEI’s Veronica Smith rink lost 5-3 to Birt in their round-robin encounter, and finished play at 1-3.
Team Veronica Smith at the Dave Jones (CurlingPhotos.ca)
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No PEI teams were entered in the Men’s event, which was won by Vincent Roberge and his Levis Quebec team, who beat Stuart Thompson and his Dartmouth foursome 7-5 in the final.
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