Cornwall’s Veronica Smith rink advances to 3 pm finals of Saint John cashspiel

It’ll be Cornwall PEI’s Veronica Smith rink facing Moncton’s Sylvie Robichaud foursome in the 3 pm Women’s final at the WFG Jim Sullivan Classic in Saint John. Smith beat Shelly Graham and her Moncton rink 6-2 in this morning’s quarter-final, and Jennifer Armstrong of Fredericton 7-3 in the semi-final round to advance to this afternoon’s championship game. Robichaud scored a triple in the 7th end to get by Charlottetown’s Robyn MacPhee team by a 7-5 score.

 

Veronica Smith (Emily Gray photo)

Jamie Murphy of Halifax faces Wayne Tallon of Fredericton in the men’s final, also at 3 pm.

Women’s results at http://www.curlingzone.com/event.php?view=Main&eventid=4996#1

Men’s results at http://www.curlingzone.com/event.php?view=Main&eventid=4995#1

Men’s Event
 Round Robin (3 pools of 6) – Guaranteed 5 games 
Total Prize Purse: $15,300
1st Place – $5,000
2nd Place – $3,300 
Semi-finalists – $1,500 
Quarter-finalists – $1,000
Top 8 teams from any pool will qualify for playoffs; 

Women’s Event  
10 Teams- Round Robin (2 pools of 5) – Guaranteed 4 games 
Total Prize Purse: $5,500
1st Place – $1,750
2nd Place – $1,150 
Semi-finalists – $750 
Quarter-finalists – $550
Top 6 teams from any pool will qualify for playoffs;


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