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Edwards midpack

Vernon’s Amy Edwards was 3-3 heading into her final round-robin game at the Tim Hortons B.C. Junior Women’s Curling Championships Saturday afternoon in Coquitlam.

Edwards, supported by third Sydney Hofer, second Kylie Tokairin and lead Courtney Woo, lost three of her first four games before coming on strong with a pair of Friday wins, beating Cierra Fisher of Kamloops 10-7, and Juan de Fuca’s Katherine Silversides 10-4.

Tied for fourth with Kamloops’ Brandi Tinkler, Edwards ended the round-robin against third-place Corryn Brown of Kamloops Saturday afternoon.

Edwards opened the spiel with 11-4 losses to Richmond’s Shawna Jensen and Nanaimo’s Kalia Van Osch on Wednesday. Van Osch (6-0) and Jensen (5-1) topped the leaderboard heading into Saturday action.

The Vernon crew rebounded with a 7-5 win over Tinkler Thursday afternoon before falling 8-7 to Chilliwack’s Stephanie Prinse that night.

Tiebreakers went Saturday afternoon, with semifinals (8:30 a.m.) and finals (3 p.m.) slated for today.

Meanwhile, at the B.C. Junior Boys playdowns, Brendan Cliff’s Vernon rink was 0-6 heading into its final preliminary game Saturday morning in Coquitlam.

 

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