In the afternoon session, both teams squared off with Prince Edward Island in Draw 6 of the tournament. The women’s team of Gracelyn Richards (Courtenay), Keelie Duncan (Comox), Chanelle Meeres (Courtenay), and Bryn Woloshyn (Royston) got their first ever win at a national event in a nail biter. After taking a 6–1 lead after six ends, PEI battled back with a massive five-point seventh end to tie the game. With the hammer in the eighth end, Team BC took one point to seal their first victory of the Games by a final score of 7–6.
The team of Hayato Sato (Coquitlam), Joshua Miki (Port Coquitlam), Dawson Ballard (Surrey), and Troy Chong (Burnaby) also won their afternoon session matchup against PEI. The team got off to a great start, stealing a point in the first end. They would go on to steal points in two more ends before PEI conceded the game in the seventh end, giving Team BC an 8–2 victory.
In the evening session, both teams competed against Northwest Territories. On the women’s sheet, Team BC built on the momentum gained in the afternoon game, getting out to a quick 5–1 lead after three ends. They didn’t relent and ended up taking the game 10–2 after Northwest Territories conceded after seven ends. In the men’s game, Team BC got off to a hot start, taking six points in the first two ends. They cruised to a victory, taking the game 13–3 after Northwest Territories conceded after six ends.
Going into the fourth day of competition on Wednesday, the Team BC women sit with a record of 2–3, while the Team BC men are 4–1. The teams will play Ontario in Draw 8 at 10:00 am and Saskatchewan in Draw 9 at 5:00 pm.
Male Draw 6 vs. Prince Edward Island, 8–2 win (3–1)
Female Draw 6 vs. Prince Edward Island, 7–6 win (1–3)
Male Draw 7 vs. Northwest Territories, 13–3 win (4–1)
Female Draw 7 vs. Northwest Territories, 10–2 win (2–3)
Next Up (Wed, Feb 27):
Male and Female Draw 8 vs. Ontario, 10:00 am, Pidherney Curling Centre
Male and Female Draw 9 vs. Saskatchewan, 5:00 pm, Pidherney Curling Centre