RDC off to rough start at CCAA curling championship
The RDC women’s team got off to a rough start at the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association curling championships Wednesday at the Avonair Curling Club in Edmonton.
The team of Kaitlyn Sherrer, Tanis Steinbach, Julie Primrose, Lindsay Janko and Taylor Lindstrom opened with a 9-5 loss to Lakeland College and dropped an 11-4 decision to Grant MacEwan in the afternoon.
RDC was tied at 4-4 after seven ends against Lakeland before giving up four in the eighth. The second draw saw them fall behind 6-0 after three ends and while they narrowed the gap to 6-3 after four they gave up another four in the fifth.
NAIT, Confederation College of Thunder Bay, Ont., and Fanshawe College of London, Ont., are 2-0 following the opening day with Lakeland and MacEwan at 1-1 and RDC, Niagara College of Welland, Ont., and Douglas College of New Westminster, B.C. at 0-2.
RDC takes on Niagara, Douglas and Confederation today. They meet NAIT and Fanshawe on Friday.