Edwards misses B.C. playoffs

Vernon’s Amy Edwards was one win shy of a playoff berth at the Tim Hortons B.C. Junior Women’s Curling Championships in Coquitlam.

Vernon’s Amy Edwards was one win shy of a playoff berth at the Tim Hortons B.C. Junior Women’s Curling Championships in Coquitlam.

Edwards, backed by third Sydney Hofer and the front end of Kylie Tokairin and Courtney Woo, fell 5-4 to Corryn Brown of Kamloops in her final round-robin game Saturday morning. Up by a point after eight ends, the Vernon foursome gave up back-to-back singles.

Brown went on to upend  Nanaimo’s Kalia Van Osch in the championship game Sunday.

Brown will compete in the M&M Meat Shops nationals, Feb. 2-10, in Fort McMurray.

Meanwhile, the Vernon foursome of skip Brendan Cliff, third Matthew Schiman, second Devin Schmidt and lead Tyler Young went winless at the B.C. Junior Men’s playdowns, ending with a 7-6 loss to Kelowna’s Brandon Emslie Saturday morning.