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Scott on ice Wednesday

Kelowna’s Kelly Scott will take on Nelson’s Jill Winters and Kristy Lewis of Richmond on Wednesday at the B.C. Scotties women’s curling championship in Cloverdale.

The Scott rink, which includes third Jeanna Schraeder, second Sasha Carter and lead Jacquie Armstrong, also played twice on Tuesday but final scores were not available at press time.

The Kelowna foursome got off to a quick start at the championship on Monday with a pair of convincing wins. Scott defeated Patti Knezevic of Prince George 7-3 in the afternoon draw, then downed Karla Thompson from Kamloops 7-4 in the evening.

The Scott rink is a three-time B.C. women’s champion, a two-time Canadian champ, and the 2007 world champion.

The teams play nine round-robin games at provincials, with the top four teams reaching the playoffs. The final will be played Sunday at 2 p.m. with the winner to represent B.C. at the Scotties Tournaments of Hearts national women’s championship Feb. 19 to 27 in Charlottetown, PEI.

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