CALGARY — Staff Canada’s Kerri Einarson is the lone undefeated skip on the Canadian girls’s curling championship after Ontario’s Rachel Homan suffered her first loss on Wednesday.
Homan (5-1) misplaced 7-5 to Kerry Galusha (3-3) of the Northwest Territories.
Einarson, from Gimli, Man., improved to 6-0 with an 11-7 victory over the winless Laura Eby of Yukon.
Einarson, the defending champ, and Homan each have clinched spots within the championship spherical of the Scotties Match of Hearts.
In different motion Wednesday morning, Wild Card Three’s Beth Peterson (4-3) beat Northern Ontario’s Krysta Burns 9-5.
Wild Card Two’s Mackenzie Zacharias (2-4) edged Nova Scotia’s Jill Brothers 6-5.
Einarson and Homan are the highest two groups in Pool A with Alberta’s Laura Walker in third at 4-2. Peterson is fourth.
Quebec’s Laurie St-Georges and Wild Card One’s Chelsea Carey lead Pool B at 4-2.
The highest 4 groups from every pool of 9 on the finish of the preliminary spherical Thursday take their information with them into the championship spherical.
The highest three rising from the championship spherical Saturday shall be Sunday’s playoff groups, with the No. 1 seed rewarded with a bye to that day’s ultimate.
Two extra attracts have been scheduled for later Wednesday.
This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Feb. 24, 2021.