Nova Scotia and Yukon opened with wins in the first draw of the pre-qualifying round for the 2013 Canadian Mixed held at the Town of Mount Royal CC in Mont-Royal (Montreal), Quebec.
Nova Scotia’s Brent MacDougall’s foursome curled 84% in a 12-3 win over Nunavut’s Ed Sattelberger while Yukon’s Steve Fecteau overcame a 4-1 deficit with eight unanswered points and a 9-4 win over Newfoundland & Labrador’s Kenny Young.
Both games were conceded after 8 ends.
Nova Scotia will face the Yukon tonight (Nov. 15) at 7:00pm EST in a match-up that will determine the first qualifier to the full round robin of this Canadian Mixed which begins Saturday, November 17th at 6:30pm.
NL and Nunavut will also play tonight in a sudden death match. The winner of this game will meet the loser of NS vs YT game on Friday while the loser will be eliminated.