Homan off to 3-0 start at Ontario Scotties
By Fred Sherwin
Homan and her rink of Emma Miskew, Joanne
Courtney and Lisa Weagleis off to a 3-0 start
at the Ontario Scotties . Fred Sherwin/Photo
skip Rachel Homan's quest to return to the Scotties Tournament
of Hearts is off to perfect 3-0 start after her rink registered
to more wins at the provincial championships on Tuesday.
opening the tournament with a 9-4 win over the Jacqueline
Harrison rink from Mississauga on Monday, Homan downed
the Julie Tippin foursome from Woodstock 8-4 in the afternoon
draw on Tuesday. That set up a Draw 3 showdown with Erin
Morrissey from the Ottawa Curling Club Tuesday night.
teams went into the game with identical 2-1 records. Only
one of them would emerge with their perfect record intact.
In the end it wasn't even close. Team Homan crushed Team
Morrissey 10-4 in seven ends, leaving them as the only
undefeated rink in the tournament.
Homan foursome is eager to get back to the Scotties Tournament
of Hearts after failing to make the final last year as
the defending champions and having to settle for bronze.
team is the overwhelming favourites in Brampton having
won seven of eight the touraments they entered in the
fall including three of four Grand Prix events. Their
main competition is expected to come from defending champion
Julie Hastings from Bayview and five-time champion Sherry
Middaugh from Coldwater.
1:30 a.m., Jan. 20)
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