Jones, Laing stay perfect at Canadian mixed doubles curling championship

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Jennifer Jones and husband Brent Laing are off to a 3-0 start at the Home Hardware Canadian mixed doubles curling championship.

The longtime Manitoba skip and Laing beat 2021 Canadian women’s champ Kerri Einarson and Brad Gushue 10-4 in the second of two draws on Friday, then followed up with a 13-2 victory over Wade and Bayly Scoffin.

Einarson and Gushue responded in the night draw with an 8-2 win over Wayne and Kimberly Tuck to sit 2-1.

Jones and Laing are tied atop the standings through 10 draws, with only two squads undefeated with three victories.

WATCH | Jones, Laing enjoy 6-point end:

Jennifer Jones and Brent Laing scored 5 in the fourth end, on the way to a 10-4 win over the two-time defending Scotties Tournament of Hearts champion Kerri Einarson and her partner Brad Gushue, at the 2021 Canadian mixed doubles curling championships in Calgary. 0:48

The team of Darren Moulding and Joanne Courtney were the first pairing to get to 3-0 at the tournament on Friday with a with a 6-3 win over Alex Robichaud and Melissa Adams in the morning draw following two wins on the opening day.

Thirty-five duos are in the event. The top 12 teams emerging from five pools advance to playoffs March 23, followed by the gold-medal game March 25.



www.cbc.ca 2021-03-20 04:18:51

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