Brandon’s Lois Fowler calls a shot from the house as Judy Colwell looks on during the provincial senior women’s curling championship on Thursday at the Brandon Curling Club. (BRUCE BUMSTEAD/BRANDON SUN)
A trio of Westman teams are perfect through the first day of the Tim Hortons senior women’s provincial curling championship at the Brandon Curling Club.
Brandon’s Lois Fowler, the top seed, and fourth-seed Deb Collyer of Killarney are both 2-0 in the Black Group after Fowler’s foursome topped Arlene Deprez 9-2 and Judy Colwell 9-2. Collyer beat Colwell 9-5 before defeating Lori Pelissier 6-5. Winnipeg’s Cathy Cook is also 2-0.
Hamiota’s Sandra Cowling shares the lead in the Red Group with Stonewall’s Laurie Deprez at 2-0 courtesy of a 7-1 win over Darlene Maywood and a 7-0 victory over Karen Fallis. Brandon’s Joyce McDougall is 1-1, while Souris’s Lynne Locke is 0-2.
In the Strathcona senior men’s event at the Brandon club, second seed Kelly Robertson of Neepawa and Brandon’s Kelly McMechan both won their first two games to share first place in the Red Group. Brandon’s Lory Saban is 0-2. In the Black Group, Curtis McCannell opened with a 7-6 win over Stonewall’s Wayne Warkentin and is 1-1, while Dauphin’s Jim Todoruk is 0-2.
The round robins continue today.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition February 21, 2014