McCarville knocks Crawford from ranks of unbeaten at Scotties Tournament of Hearts


Published February 2, 2022 at 1:15 pm

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Northern Ontario’s Krista McCarville knocked New Brunswick’s Andrea Crawford from the ranks of the unbeaten Wednesday at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

McCarville (4-2) scored one in the 11th end to earn an 8-7 win over Crawford (5-1) in the morning draw at the Canadian women’s curling championships.

Crawford, the first skip from New Brunswick to win her first five games at the tournament, could’ve secured a playoff spot with a victory.

In other action, Tracy Fleury’s Wild Card 1 defeated Sarah Hill from Newfoundland and Labrador 8-3, Susanne Birt of P.E.I. downed Chelsea Carey’s Wild Card 2 8-4 and Saskatchewan’s Penny Barker got past Brigitte MacPhail of Nunavut 11-4.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 2, 2022.

The Canadian Press

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