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Canada, Alberta both win to create logjam atop Pool B standings at Scotties

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PENTICTON, B.C. — Team Canada’s Michelle Englot and Alberta’s Casey Scheidegger both won Tuesday at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts to create a three-way tie for first in Pool B.

Englot registered deuces in each of the first two ends en route to an 8-5 victory over Newfoundland and Labrador’s Stacie Curtis. Scheidegger kept pace, scoring four in the fifth to capture a 11-4 win over Nunavut’s Amie Schackleton (0-5).

That left Team Canada, Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador tied atop the standings with identical 4-1 records through the ninth draw.

In other action, B.C.’s Kesa Van Osch (3-2) scored three in the 10th end for a 6-5 win over Ontario’s Hollie Duncan (2-3) while Quebec’s Emilia Gagne (2-3) scored twice in the 10th for an 8-6 victory over Prince Edward Island’s Robyn MacPhee (1-4).

The top four teams from each pool advance to the championship round.

Action continues with two more draws Tuesday.

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