Oakville rink tied for 2nd, Glanford quartet bunched in Masters’ curling chase

Oakville’s Bob Edmondson has a share of second place after four draws at the Canadian Master’s Curling Championships being played at Hamilton’s Glendale Golf and Country Club.

The Oakville Curling Club rink has a 3-1 record heading into today’s (Wednesday’s) play and is tied with Quebec’s Mike Carson in the Men’s division. The Peter MacPhee-skipped Nova Scotia rink is first with a 4-0 record.

Edmondson was a 6-3 winner over Manitoba’s Martin Bailey after stealing four in the fourth end and he was an 8-2 victor over Northern Ontario’s Al Gemmell.

Today, the Oakville rink will play Alberta’s Keith Kaufman (2-2) and New Brunswick’s Gord Snow (2-2).

In the Women’s Master’s championship, Cathy Keys rink from the Glanford Curling Club is in a logjam with six teams tied for third place with 2-2 records. Leading the field is Linda Wagner’s foursome at 4-0 with Elaine Jones of Manitoba second with a 3-1 record.

On Tuesday, Keys fell 12-8 to Jones. Keys was trailing 7–0 after three ends and fought back to tie the score 8-8 in the seventh end. Keys foursome was an 11-2 winner over Northern Ontario after taking five in the first end. The teams shook hands after six ends.

Keys plays Wagner and New Brunswick’s Grace Donald (2-2) in today games.