David Murdoch, Warwick Smith, Peter Smith and Euan Byers competed in the Best Western Wayside Inn Curling Classic in Lloydminster, Alberta, this weekend. Amend that - they are still competing! They won their first two games, then lost to Kevin Martin. In the B Road they beat Kerry Burtnyk, before losing their next game to drop into the C Road. They won twice there, their last game against Kevin Koe, to qualify for today's (Monday's) quarterfinals. Find the results here.
Kelly Wood, Jackie Lockhart, Eve Muirhead and Lynn Cameron were the GB squad members competing in the Royal Lepage OVCA Womens Fall Classic, a twenty-four team double knockout, in North Grenville, Ontario. Wood and her team won their first, lost their second, then won two more in the B Road before meeting the RCCC National Academy team of Gillian Howard, Kay Adams, Linsey Spence and Megan Priestley, in the decider to go through to the playoffs. Howard had won her first two games in A before being beaten by Sherry Middaugh.
Wood won her game against Howard, and were successful too in their quarterfinal game. But then the GB side faced Middaugh in the semi, losing 8-4. Find the results and linescores here.
Glen Muirhead, Greg Drummond, Scott Macleod and Scott Andrews won two and lost two in their section at the Oak Island Junior Cashspiel in Nova Scotia and did not qualify for the playoffs.
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