OTTAWA—After opening the Olympic Trials with three losses in a row, Val Sweeting has to deal with each recreation like a must-win to maintain her playoff possibilities alive.
The Edmonton skip evened her file at Three-Three on Wednesday morning with an Eight-6 victory over Casey Scheidegger within the early draw at Canadian Tire Centre.
“A sensible pal stated, ‘You don’t should win 5 video games, you simply should win one recreation 5 instances,’” Sweeting stated. “I believed that was actually good recommendation.”
Scheidegger, from Lethbridge, Alta., fell to 2-Three.
“I feel we simply struggled a bit of bit with a number of the extra exact pictures, however it should come,” Scheidegger stated.
Winnipeg’s Mike McEwen beat Saskatoon’s Steve Laycock 10-Four within the early males’s recreation. McEwen scored 4 factors within the sixth finish to place the sport out of attain.
“Getting that 4 made it a fairly routine shot choice from that time on,” McEwen stated. “So it was form of good. It gave the mind a break after that time.”
McEwen improved to Four-1 whereas Laycock dropped to 2-Four.
A number of teams of boisterous schoolchildren took within the morning draw. Introduced attendance was Three,686 within the 17,000-seat venue.
Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones (5-Zero) was scheduled to play Calgary’s Chelsea Carey (Four-Zero) in a battle of undefeated skips within the afternoon draw.
Calgary’s Kevin Koe, who leads the boys’s standings at 5-Zero, was scheduled to play Toronto’s John Epping (1-Three).
Spherical-robin play continues via Friday and the finals are scheduled on Sunday. The winners will signify Canada on the Pyeongchang Olympics in February.