Dolan rink defeats Quebec for first win at Scotties

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The Kim Dolan rink from the Charlottetown Curling Complex will represent P.E.I. at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. From left are alternate Jackie Reid, lead Michala Robison, second Sinead Dolan, third Rebecca Jean MacDonald and Dolan. 

Prince Edward Island picked up its first win Sunday night at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Montreal.

The Kim Dolan rink, from the Charlottetown Curling Complex, beat Quebec 7-6 in an extra end in the late draw to improve to 1-2. Quebec (0-4) is the only winless team in the 12-team tournament.

Dolan opened the scoring with a single in the first before giving up one in each of the next two ends. P.E.I. replied with a deuce in the fourth and singles in the next two ends to go up 5-2.

The Allison Ross-skipped Quebec rink scored singles in the seventh and the eighth and took a 6-5 lead with a deuce in the ninth.

Dolan forced an extra end with a single in the 10th.

The team includes third Rebecca Jean MacDonald, second Sinead Dolan, lead Michala Robison, alternate Jackie Reid and coach Nancy Cameron.

P.E.I. tries to make it two in a row this afternoon when it plays Ontario at 3 p.m. ADT before facing Newfoundland and Labrador’s Heather Strong rink from the Bally Haly Country Club in St. John’s at 8:30 p.m.

P.E.I. lost 10-3 to Yukon earlier Sunday, giving up five in the eighth. They opened the tournament with a 7-4 extra end loss to British Columbia on Saturday.

Organizations: Bally Haly Country Club

Geographic location: Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Ontario Newfoundland and Labrador Yukon British Columbia

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