Wednesday, April 20, 2011

World Seniors: Report 5

In the women's event at the World Seniors Curling Championship Linda Young, Maggie Scott, Hazel Swankie and Fiona de Vries beat Wendy Becker's New Zealand team, their fourth consecutive win. Scotland is in joint second in the rankings with Switzerland and the USA. Canada is unbeaten on six wins.

The Scots have still to play Canada, Ireland and Russia.

Ken Horton, Gordon Butler, Angus Storrie and Eddie Binks were against undefeated USA in Draw 14 of the men's event.

The teams were tied 2-2 after four ends but Scotland lost seven shots in the next three ends. USA have now qualified for the quarter finals. Scotland and Japan are on three wins and in joint second place behind. These two teams play tonight.

The official website is here.

Photo of Linda Young is courtesy of Leslie Ingram-Brown. Thanks also to Leslie for the information.