Kamloops' Thompson clinches playoff at B.C. Scotties

By Earl Seitz
January 5, 2018 - 5:45am Updated: January 5, 2018 - 6:57am

KAMLOOPS — The Karla Thompson rink from Kamloops has clinched the first of the four page playoffs at the B.C. Scotties women's curling championship.

Thompson, the 2016 provincial champion, defeated Kayte Gyles from New Westminster 8-5 to improve to 5-and-0.

Meanwhile, another Kamloops rink skipped by Corryn Brown is in a place at 4-and-1.

Brown, who won the Canadian Junior championship in 2013, was an 11-3 winner over Randi Ludwar of Kelowna in the latest draw.

The Kim Slattery rink from Vernon, with Alyssa Kyllo of Kamloops throwing skip rocks, is holding on by a thread at 2-and-3.

Round robin play will wrap up today with the first and second place teams meeting for a direct berth to the final

Three and four will playoff in a quarterfinal with the winner then facing the loser of the one-two game in a semi final.

 

Kamloops teams preparing for playoff round at KIBIHT

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