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.
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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