Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 10/25/2013 2:37 PM | Comments: 0
Last Modified: 10/25/2013 8:39 PM | Updates
WINNIPEG — Four-time Canadian champion Jennifer Jones is off to a fine start at the $60,000 Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Women’s Curling Classic that started today at the Fort Rouge Curling Club.
Jones' St. Vital Curling Club team posted a pair of wins, including tonight’s 6-4 decision over Bingyu Wang of China.
Jones downed Brandon’s Stacey Fordyce 7-1 in a game earlier today.
Chelsea Carey of the host club won her first game earlier today, 5-4 over Karen Fallis of Thistle, but dropped her evening game 6-5 to Michele Jaggi of Switzerland.
Jones and Carey are the only teams participating this week that have qualified for the Olympic Trials here in December.
Other opening-game winners included:
Play for the 32 rinks continues through the weekend, with the playoff round scheduled for Monday.
Updated on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 3:12 PM CDT: Removes byline.
8:39 PM: Complete write-through.
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