The first draw of the Home Hardware Canada Cup has wrapped up at Revolution Place. Grande Prairie’s Carter Rycroft and Team Simmons beat Team McEwen 7 to 3, while Rachel Homan felled Alberta’s Val Sweeting 8 to 3 in a rematch of last year’s final.
Sherry Middaugh topped Olympic gold medallist Jennifer Jones 7 to 2, as John Epping edged Steve Laycock 7 to 5. The morning finished with two-time World Junior Champion Kelsey Roque one-upping Kristy McDonald 7 to 6.
Draw 2 gets started at 1:30 with both Rycroft and Beaverlodge’s Geoff Walker in action.