Scott and MacFadyen teams begin play today in Yellowknife
P.E.I.’s Jennifer Scott rink has advanced to the women’s round-robin portion of the Canadian senior curling championships in Yellowknife.
The Island squad defeated Ontario’s Marilyn Bodogh 9-4 in pre-qualifying action Friday to earn the first of two spots in the championship round robin.
Bodogh later coasted to a victory over Nunavut’s Beverly Ford for the second spot.
Other members of the P.E.I. rink, from the Montague Curling Club, are third June Moyaert, second Terri Thompson and lead Fran Whitlock.
The Ted MacFadyen squad, from the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Club in Summerside, had an automatic berth in the men’s round robin.
Other members of the P.E.I. squad are third Lou Nowlan, second Pat Aylward and lead Earle Proude.
Round-robin play begins today with Scott playing Quebec’s Catherine Derick this afternoon and MacFadyen taking on Nova Scotia’s Alan O’Leary tonight.
The finals are on Saturday, March 29.
The winners will advance to the 2015 world championships at a site and date to be announced later.