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Birt rink defeats Newfoundland and Labrador at Scotties

Prince Edward Island is being represented by the Suzanne Birt rink from the Montague Curling Club at this year's Scotties Tournament of Hearts. From left are Birt, vice-skip Marie Christianson, second Meaghan Hughes and lead Michelle McQuaid. Mitch O'Shea is the team's coach. Curling Canada/Andrew Klaver
Prince Edward Island is being represented by the Suzanne Birt rink from the Montague Curling Club at this year's Scotties Tournament of Hearts. From left are Birt, vice-skip Marie Christianson, second Meaghan Hughes and lead Michelle McQuaid. Mitch O'Shea is the team's coach. Curling Canada/Andrew Klaver - Contributed
MOOSE JAW, Sask. —

Prince Edward Island is back in the win column at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask.

The Suzanne Birt-skipped rink from the Montague Curling Club defeated Newfoundland and Labrador 9-3 in eight ends on Tuesday morning to improve to 3-2.

P.E.I. started well with a deuce in the first and stole one in the second. The teams traded singles the next three ends before Newfoundland stole one in the sixth to make it 4-3.

The Birt rink of vice-skip Marie Christianson, second Meaghan Hughes and lead Michelle McQuaid scored a deuce in the seventh and stole three in the eighth.

They play the Yukon (0-5) Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Atlantic and the Northwest Territories (2-2) Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

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