Posts Tagged ‘2011 Scotties’
Ford Hot Shots has gone hand-in-hand with Season of Champions events for the past 18 years… and the tradition continues at the 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts when the best women’s curlers in the country gather in Red Deer.
Was it the spirit of Sandra Schmirler? Was it Saskatchewan Roughrider pride that pervades everything to do with sports in the Wheat Province?
It was over early for two-time Scotties champion Kelly Scott and her Kelowna mates in Friday’s tiebreaker, even though they battled down to the last gasp and forced Heather-Smith Dacey of Nova Scotia to throw her last rock to ensure a 9-8 victory.
The last day of round-robin play at the Scotties Tournament Of Hearts in Charlottetown was a bounce-back opportunity for two early leaders and a Maritime team to stay rolling.
The gap widened Monday night as unbeaten Ontario and Saskatchewan assumed a two-game bulge on the remainder of the field at the Scotties Tournament Of Hearts.