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Manitoba’s Jones, Saskatchewan’s Englot chasing leaders at Tournament of Hearts

Manitoba’s Jennifer Jones and Saskatchewan’s Michelle Englot each won their fourth games at the Canadian women’s curling championship Tuesday to keep pace with the leaders.

RED DEER — Manitoba’s Jennifer Jones and Saskatchewan’s Michelle Englot each won their fourth games at the Canadian women’s curling championship Tuesday to keep pace with the leaders.

The Jones team from Winnipeg defeated Nova Scotia’s Heather Smith-Dacey 8-3. Englot’s Regina foursome downed New Brunswick’s Rebecca’s Atkinson 11-6.

Both teams were 4-2. B.C.’s Kelly Scott and defending champion Amber Holland were 4-1 with two draws remaining Tuesday.

Quebec’s Marie-France Larouche and New Brunswick were 3-3. Larouche picked up a 7-5 win over Yukon and Northwest Territories, which played without skip Kerry Galusha and with only three players because of the flu.

The Territories dropped into a pack at 2-4 alongside Nova Scotia, Kim Dolan of Prince Edward Island and Heather Strong of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Alberta’s Heather Nedohin and Ontario’s Tracy Horgan were 2-3 with two games to play Tuesday.

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