April 21st, 2018

Scheidegger stays alive in Scotties B event

By Jensen, Randy on January 12, 2018.


Lethbridge’s Casey Scheidegger remained alive in the B event qualifier after play Thursday at the 2018 Jiffy Lube Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Casey Scheidegger, with third Carey-Anne McTaggart, second Jessie Scheidegger and lead Kristie Moore, qualifying out of Grande Prairie, split their two games Thursday, losing 9-6 to Val Sweeting of Edmonton in the morning draw.

Scheidegger rebounded in B event play with a 7-4 win over Laura Crocker of Edmonton, featuring Lethbridge’s Taylor McDonald at second.

The other morning contest had Chelsea Carey of Calgary outlasting Shannon Kleibrink of Okotoks 7-5.

Carey then earned the first qualifier in the A event with a 7-4 win over Sweeting in the evening.

Lethbridge’s other rink, Jodi Marthaller, curling with Jody McNabb, Nicole Larson and Valerie Ekelund, dropped to the C event after a 10-7 loss to Delia DeJong of Sexsmith.

In other B event play Thursday it was: Crocker over Geri-Lynn Ramsey of Calgary 7-5; Nadine Scotland of Calgary over Jessie Hunkin of Edmonton 9-5; Marla Sherrer of Lacombe over Amanda Craigie of Calgary 10-7; Kleibrink over Scotland 9-8; and DeJong over Sherrer 9-2.

Scheidegger will return to action today at 2 p.m. against Kleibrink in the B event semifinal while Marthaller plays Scotland today at 9 a.m. in the C event.

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