Sweeting, Homan to meet in Scotties final

Val Sweeting, captain of the Alberta team, during the Scotties Tournament of hearts curling event...

Val Sweeting, captain of the Alberta team, during the Scotties Tournament of hearts curling event held at the Maurice-Richard arena in Montréal, Québec, Canada, on February 1st 2014. (JOËL LEMAY/QMI AGENCY)

PAUL FRIESEN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:47 PM ET

MONTREAL — It was a shot she should be able to make with her eyes closed.

But this time a berth in the final of the Canadian women’s curling championship was on the line.

So Alberta skip Val Sweeting was doing some sweating.

“A little — I have to admit,” the 26-year-old said. “But I knew just throw it close, and they’d judge it great.”

She did, drawing the button for emphasis, when she only needed the full four-foot.


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