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Laycock pulls out extra-end win vs. Casey

Adam Casey, a native of Seven Mile Bay and Winsloe resident, is skipping a rink in the Saskatchewan Tankard provincial men’s curling championship in Tisdale this week.
Adam Casey, a native of Seven Mile Bay and Winsloe resident, is skipping a rink in the Saskatchewan Tankard provincial men’s curling championship in Tisdale this week.

TISDALE, Sask. – The Adam Casey rink suffered its first loss in the Saskatchewan Tankard provincial men’s curling championship on Friday afternoon.

Defending-champion Steve Laycock of the Nutana Curling Club in Saskatoon scored a single point with hammer in an extra end to edge Casey 6-5 in the A section final. Casey scored one point in the 10th end with last-rock advantage to tie the game 5-5.
Casey, third stone Catlin Schneider, second stone Shaun Meachem and lead Dustin Kidby were back on the ice in Friday night’s late draw.
Laycock improved to 4-0 (won-lost) while the Casey rink went into Friday night’s draw at 3-1.

Deuce
In Thursday night’s late draw, Casey scored a deuce with the hammer in the 10th end to edge Dale Craig 6-5. 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.

Defending-champion Steve Laycock of the Nutana Curling Club in Saskatoon scored a single point with hammer in an extra end to edge Casey 6-5 in the A section final. Casey scored one point in the 10th end with last-rock advantage to tie the game 5-5.
Casey, third stone Catlin Schneider, second stone Shaun Meachem and lead Dustin Kidby were back on the ice in Friday night’s late draw.
Laycock improved to 4-0 (won-lost) while the Casey rink went into Friday night’s draw at 3-1.

Deuce
In Thursday night’s late draw, Casey scored a deuce with the hammer in the 10th end to edge Dale Craig 6-5. 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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