Peterman picks up pair of wins
EDMONTON — Defending provincial and Canadian champion Jocelyn Peterman of Red Deer improved to 4-2 Friday with a pair of wins in the Alberta junior women’s championship at the Thistle Curling Club.
The Peterman foursome, including third Brittany Tran, second Rebecca Konschuh and lead Kristine Anderson, cracked three in the sixth end en route to a 9-4 victory over Courtney Rossing of Grande Prairie, then slipped past Dacey Brown of Airdrie 6-5 in the evening draw. Kayla Ramstad of Red Deer, with Julia Gavin at third and Sarah More and Jena Lewis holding down the front end, lost twice to fall to 2-4. Ramstad was doubled 6-3 by Taylore Theroux of the Edmonton Saville Sports Centre and then gave up five in the seventh end and was defeated 10-1 by Kelsey Rocque of the Saville Centre.
Rocque and Karynn Flory of Edmonton Crestwood are tied atop the eight-team standings at 5-1, with Peterman and Theroux next at 4-2. Joining Ramstad at 2-4 heading into today’s 10 a.m. final round-robin draw is Janais DeJong of Sexsmith, while Rossing and Brown are both 1-5.
Tiebreakers, if needed, will be played at 3 and 7 p.m. today. If one or more tiebreakers are not required, the semifinal will go at 7 p.m. Otherwise, the semifinal and championship final will be played Sunday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.