KEMPTVILLE, Ont. – P.E.I.’s Suzanne Birt rink took a 2-1 (won-lost) record into Friday night’s late game in the triple-knockout Royal LePage OVCA Women’s Fall Classic World Curling Tour event.
The Kathy O’Rourke rink, also from the Charlottetown Curling Complex, sat at 1-2 in the $15,000 event, which was attracted 24 teams.
Birt picked up a 6-4 win over the Lisa Farnell foursome from Elgin Ont., and a 7-5 victory over Katie Morrissey of Ottawa, but lost to Allison Flaxey of Listowel Ont., who stole the last end for a 5-4 win.
O’Rourke lost her first two games – 6-3 to Julie Hastings of Thornhill, Ont., and 11-5 to Nina Spatola of Madison, Wis. – but stayed alive with a 6-3 win over Courtney George of St. Paul, Minn.
The O’Rourke rink faces Montreal’s Eve Belisle on Saturday morning.