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Thunder Bay, Ont. Christa McCarville defeated Sudbury’s Christa Burns 6-4 to win the Northern Ontario Women’s Curling Championship and advance to next month’s national championships in Calgary.
The Scotties Tournament of Hearts is scheduled for February 16-25 at the WinSport Events Center.
The teams were tied 2-2 after four ends, but McCarville hit a major in the fifth and then held Burns to one in the sixth. McCarville then had singles in the seventh and eighth, drove in Burns with a single in the ninth and walked him in the 10th.
Vancouver Curling Club’s Clancy Grandy wins the BC Women’s Curling Championship with an 11-3 win over Kamloops’ Corrine Brown.
Grandy gave up a single in the end of the first, but scored five runs in the second and stole two in the third and fourth before going on to win the eighth.
WATCH Grandy vs. Brown in the BC Women’s Final:
Edmonton’s Selena Sturmey had two steals in the 10th end to defeat Calgary’s Kayla Skrlik 6-5 to win the Alberta women’s curling championship.
The teams were tied 3-3 after six ends, with Skrlik taking a 5-3 lead in the eighth and Sturmay scoring a single in the ninth.
Winnipeg’s Caitlin Lowes defeats Beth Peterson 9-8 at the Manitoba Women’s Curling Championships.
Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club’s Danielle Inglis defeated Toronto’s High Park Club’s Carly Howard 8-7 in 11 ends to win the Ontario Women’s Provincial Championship.
Laurie St. Georges of Glenmore/Laval-sur-de-Lac defeated Noémie Verreault of Chicoutimi 8-4 to win the Quebec Women’s Curling Championship.
St. George scored twice in the third and fourth to take a 4-0 lead. The teams traded doubles in the fifth and sixth, and St. George stole one in the seventh to go up 7-2. Verreault scored twice in the eighth, but after St. George scored one in the ninth, the gloves came off for a handshake.
In the Newfoundland and Labrador women’s provincial final, Stacey Curtis of St. John’s defeated Heather Strong, also of St. John’s, 11-8. In the ninth game, Curtis scored four points to close the gap at 8-7.
The Montana Men’s National Championships are scheduled for March 1-10 at the Brandt Center in Regina.
WATCH l The Pan Continental Curling Championships were held in Lacombe, Alta.: