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Casey advances to A final of Saskatchewan Tankard

['Adam Casey']
['Adam Casey']

TISDALE, Sask. – The Adam Casey-skipped rink has advanced to the A section final of the Saskatchewan Tankard provincial men’s curling championship.

Casey, third stone Catlin Schneider, second stone Shaun Meachem and lead Dustin Kidby scored a deuce with the hammer in the 10th end to edge Dale Craig 6-5 in Thursday night’s late draw. The win improved Casey’s record to 3-0 (won-lost), setting up a showdown with defending-champion Steve Laycock of the Nutana Curling Club in Saskatoon. Laycock is also 3-0.
Craig scored a single point in the seventh end to take a 5-4 lead, and the eighth and ninth ends were blanked.
The Casey rink, which curls out of the Highland Curling Club in Regina, previously defeated Scott Bitz 7-3 and Carl deConnick Smith 5-4.

Casey, third stone Catlin Schneider, second stone Shaun Meachem and lead Dustin Kidby scored a deuce with the hammer in the 10th end to edge Dale Craig 6-5 in Thursday night’s late draw. The win improved Casey’s record to 3-0 (won-lost), setting up a showdown with defending-champion Steve Laycock of the Nutana Curling Club in Saskatoon. Laycock is also 3-0.
Craig scored a single point in the seventh end to take a 5-4 lead, and the eighth and ninth ends were blanked.
The Casey rink, which curls out of the Highland Curling Club in Regina, previously defeated Scott Bitz 7-3 and Carl deConnick Smith 5-4.

A total of 16 teams are competing for the right to represent Saskatchewan at the Tim Hortons Brier Canadian men’s curling championship in St. John’s, N.L., from March 4 to 12. The top four teams will advance to the Page playoff system this weekend.
Casey, who grew up in Seven Mile Bay and is a product of the junior curling program at the Silver Fox in Summerside, now resides in Winsloe. Teams in Saskatchewan are allowed one player who does not reside in the province.

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