Jennifer Jones can win a seventh Canadian ladies’s curling championship in the identical place she gained her fifth.
Jones defeated Tracy Fleury 8-7 in Friday’s wild-card recreation on the Scotties Event of Hearts.
Jones, vice Kaitlyn Lawes and entrance finish Jocelyn Peterman and Daybreak McEwen superior to Saturday’s primary attract Moose Jaw, Sask.
Jones gained her fifth nationwide title at Mosaic Place in 2015.
“It was a fantastic second for us after we gained right here,” Jones mentioned. “We had been actually excited to come back again and wished to remain for the week.”
Jones, 45, will make her 15th Hearts look.
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The skip’s voice cracked when she noticed it’s going to the primary since her father Larry died final yr at age 80.
“I do know he is trying down,” Jones mentioned. “I by no means, ever dreamed I would be in a single, by no means thoughts 15. It is fairly loopy. We had been taking part in properly sufficient to be right here and I am glad that we’re right here.”
The wild-card, play-in recreation was launched to the nationwide males’s and girls’s curling championships in 2018.
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The 2 top-ranked ladies’s groups in Curling Canada’s Canadian Staff Rankings System (CTRS) that did not win their province or territory received one other probability on the Hearts within the sudden-death play-in recreation.
Jones was crushed within the Manitoba ultimate by Kerri Einarson.
So it was No. 1 Fleury versus No….