Asselin of Quebec surpasses Craig of British Columbia to stay perfect at mixed curling championship


The rich got rich Tuesday at the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Price Albert, not without a fight in some circles.

Quebec’s Félix Asselin team of the Glenmore Curling Club improved to 4-0 atop Group A at the Prince Albert Golf and Curling Center with a 10-3 win in the afternoon tie against Miles Craig’s team in British Columbia. Craig slipped to fourth in the seven-team Group A with a 2-2 record.

Shaun Meachem’s Saskatchewan team of Swift Current Curling Club improved to 3-1 and second in Pool A with a 12-1 six-end win over Peter Mackey’s Nunavut team of Iqaluit Curling Club . Mackey slipped to 1-3 and sixth place in Pool A.

The Northwest Territories team of Jamie Koe of the Yellowknife Curling Club improved to 3-0 and second place in Pool B with a 6-5 victory over the Island team. Prince Edward by Dennis Watts of the Summerside Curling Club. Watts is 1-3 and is sixth in Pool B.

And Paul Flemming’s Nova Scotia team of the Halifax Curling Club improved to 4-1 and sits first in Group B with a 7-6 win over Corey Chambers’ Manitoba team of the Miami Curling Club. Chambers slipped to 1-3 and fifth in Pool B.

In the morning draw, Trevor Bonot’s Northern Ontario team beat William Butler’s Newfoundland and Labrador team 7-2, Scott McDonald’s Ontario team handed Nova Scotia their first loss with a 6-2 victory, BC rocked Grant Odishaw’s New Brunswick team 9-2 and Morgan Muise’s Alberta team were swept away by the Yukon team of Terry Miller 10-5.

In the late day four draw, Yukon (0-3) takes on New Brunswick (2-1), Northern Ontario (3-1) takes on Prince Edward Island (1 -3), Alberta and Nunavut, both 1-3, squared. and Ontario (1-2) takes on Newfoundland and Labrador (0-3).

Three draws are scheduled for Wednesday. The action continues through Saturday.

WATCH | Former Aly Jenkins teammate wins mixed doubles super series in her honour:

That Curling Show: Former Aly Jenkins teammate wins mixed doubles super series in her honor

Nancy Martin and Tyrel Griffith win the Aly Jenkins Mixed Doubles Memorial Classic in Saskatoon. Brad Gushue also joins after winning the first pan-continental curling championship in Calgary.

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