Homan improves to 7-0, clinches top playoff spot
By Fred Sherwin
With two draws left to play in the round robin portion
of the Ontario Scotties, Orléans skip Rachel Homan
has already clinched first place thanks to two more wins
posted a 9-1 win over Allison Flaxey from Guelph in yesterday's
afternoon draw, and then downed Cathy Auld from Port Perry
8-4 in the evening to extend her unbeaten record at the
provincial championship to 7-0.
two round robin games remaining against defending champion
Julie Hastings and five-time champion Sherry Middaugh,
Homan has already clinched last rock advantage in the
1-2 Page playoff game on Saturday..
captured back-to-back national Scotties championships
in 2013 and 2014 to earn the Team Canada auto-berths,
but a bronze-medal finish last year meant a return to
provincials this season..
Team Homan has clinched first place, there's a log jam
behind them with four teams tied at 4-3, and two teams
can follow Team Homan's progress on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/teamhoman/?fref=ts.
10:30 p.m., Jan. 21)
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