P.E.I. completes play at Scotties on winning note

MacPhee rink defeats Saskatchewan


Published on February 24, 2017

Lead Michelle McQuaid of the Robyn MacPhee rink releases a shot during play in the provincial Scotties Tournament of Hearts at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex in Summerside last month. Third stone Sarah Fullerton, left, and second stone Meaghan Hughes are the sweepers. The MacPhee rink completed round-robin play at the 2017 Canadian women’s curling championship with a record of 3-8 (won-lost).

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ST. CATHARINES, ONT. – P.E.I.’s Robyn MacPhee rink from the Charlottetown Curling Complex completed play at the 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts on a winning note Friday.

Robyn MacPhee.
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MacPhee defeated Saskatchewan’s Penny Barker 9-5 to complete round-robin play at the Canadian women’s curling championship at 3-8 (won-lost).
Other members of Team MacPhee are third stone Sarah Fullerton, second stone Meaghan Hughes, lead Michelle McQuaid, fifth player Rebecca Jean MacDonald and coach Les Rogers.
MacPhee counted a deuce in the fifth end to take a 5-2 lead into the break. After Saskatchewan scored a deuce in the ninth end to close to within 6-5, MacPhee scored three in the 10th to post the four-point victory.