Horgan rink falls in provincial semi-final

By: Randy Pascal

 | Feb 01, 2011 - 2:19 PM |

For a second straight year, the Tracy Horgan rink missed out on representing Ontario at the 2011 Scotties Tournament of Hearts later this month, despite going 7-0 against all teams except two.

Horgan, Jennifer Seabrook, Jenna Enge and Amanda Gates, from the Idylwylde Golf & Country Club, dropped a 7-5 decision to a northern Ontario rival, Fort William Curling Club's Krista McCarville, in the semi-final match on Jan. 30.

McCarville was subsequently defeated in the championship final, as Ottawa Curling Club's Rachel Homan capped off her week by bouncing McCarville 9-6.

With their win, the Homan rink will represent Ontario in Prince Edward Island later this month.

Despite posting a record of 7-2 in preliminary round play, Horgan and her teammates struggled in the page 1-2 match on on Jan. 29, finishing on the wrong end of a 12-4 score against Homan.

Horgan ended with a record of 7-0 against all teams other than Homan and McCarville, but was doomed by going winless in head-to-head battles with the two top-end teams.

This marks the fourth consecutive visit to the Provincial Scotties for Horgan and mates, after representing Northern Ontario on three occasions at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships.

Like what you're reading? Click here to make us your homepage today!

Reader's Feedback may contain content submitted by readers, usually in the form of article comments. All reader comments and any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in any messages posted or transmitted by any third party are the responsibility of the author of that message and not of The fact that a particular message is posted on or transmitted using this web site does not mean that has endorsed that message in any way or verified the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message. We encourage visitors to to report any objectionable content by clicking the "X" on the top right of the comment in question. Comment Guidelines

Local Business Directory