December 01, 2007

Fussen Reports 1: Women's Draw 1

In their opening game of the Le Gruyere European Curling Championships in Fussen Kelly Wood, Jackie Lockhart, Lorna Vevers and Lindsay Wood took on the home team, Germany skipped by Andrea Schopp.

This was never going to be an easy game and so it proved in the first half, though the scoring in the first few ends was close Germany looked the better team, a two to Germany in the fifth gave them the lead.

In the second half the Wood foursome looked a lot better, after eight they had tied the score and stole one in the ninth when Andrea Schopp's last stone was over swept. Germany tied the game in the tenth forcing an extra end.

Scotland kept the front clear, when Kelly Wood came to play her last stone she faced two German counters at the back of the house and a guard just off centre. But she could see the shot stone and hit it perfectly for one shot and the game.

The full results are here.

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