Four teams still perfect

KIRK PENTON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:08 AM ET

WINNIPEG - A quarter of the field is perfect through two days of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Morden’s Chelsea Carey is all alone in first place in the Red Group with a 4-0 mark. She beat Swan River’s Bev Lumax 11-3 on Thursday night.

Meanwhile, in the Black Group, Fort Rouge’s Cathy Overton-Clapham and Kerri Einarson, along with Assiniboine Memorial’s Janet Harvey, are all 4-0 going into Friday’s action.

Carey picked up her third straight win when she defeated Springfield’s Karen Rosser 7-4 in a battle of 2-0 squads. Carey, who is the third seed in the 16-team event, stole two in the sixth end to take control of the match.

Overton-Clapham, the top seed, beat Snow Lake’s Kelly Wiwcharuk 10-5 in the morning and then cruised past Assiniboine-Memorial’s Brette Richards 8-3 in the afternoon.

Einarson (nee Flett) beat Carberry’s Betty Buurma 9-4 and Brookdale’s Tina Kozak 9-3, while Harvey downed Richard 8-2 and Wiwcharuk 11-2.

Fort Rouge’s Joelle Brown is at 3-1 after a 9-6 win over Carberry’s Betty Buurma.

East St. Paul’s Kim Link and Springfield’s Karen Rosser are one game back of Carey in the Red Group with 3-1 records. Link beat Assiniboine Memorial’s Michelle Montford 6-4 on Thursday night, while Rosser handed defending champion Jill Thurston of the Granite her second loss, 7-6.

Brandon’s Lisa Blixhavn, who lost 10-4 to Montford earlier on Thursday, improved to 2-2 in the late draw with an 8-7 win over LaSalle’s Deb McCreanor.


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