Let's get this one right!

CON GRIWKOWSKY -- Edmonton Sun

, Last Updated: 7:38 AM ET

Another chance to get it right.

If Desiree Robertson's weekend at the provincial juniors could somehow be put to music, it could be her theme song.

Robertson's wild roller-coaster ride finished with a convincing 9-2 win over Kalynn Park, giving Robertson her second Alberta title in three years.

That gives the Grande Prairie skip and her supporting cast of Cory-Ann Sallows, Jennifer Perry and Stephanie Jordan ... well, another chance to get it right.

"Oh, for sure," said Robertson. "It's been a long wait.

"We've been through all the finals to get here and it was worth the wait."

Robertson last represented Alberta at the 2003 Canadians, where her rink lost the semifinal to eventual world champion Marliese Miller of Saskatchewan.

"I'm happy we get another crack at it, especially since it's our last year together," said Robertson. "I couldn't ask for anything more.

"This is the first step. I'm just happy we'll be able to play together more. Hopefully, the curling season will last even longer if we can make it to the worlds."

Park's tears of joy turned to tears of sorrow after the game, and her dream slipped away from her in the sixth end.

"Strategy error in the sixth," said Park. "We could have had three, but gave up one. Everything went downhill from there."

After a pair of opening-day losses, Robertson lost a chance for a bye into the final with a final-round loss to Park. But the team scrapped back.

"The whole week has been do or die," said Robertson.

"Today, we were mentally there. We wanted it too badly. It's all in our hearts. We just pulled together as a team and curled better."

It was a bittersweet win for Sallows, whose brother Thomas was eliminated in Saturday night's men's tiebeaker.

"I wish he was going with me, too," said Sallows. "He'll be there in my heart."

A huge contingent of fans made the trek from Grande Prairie to watch Robertson's win.

"Most of them are here," said Robertson.

"I'm happy to have them all here, supporting us. We wouldn't be here without them."


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