Galusha scores win over Homan in Canadian women’s curling championship

Kerry Galusha of Northwest Territories defeated Ontario’s Rachel Homan 8-4 to kick off Day 3 of the Canadian women’s curling championship Sunday.

Galusha joined defending champion Kerri Einarson, Northern Ontario’s Krista McCarville and Kaitlyn Lawes’ wild card 1 all at 2-0.

Three-time champion Homan dropped to 1-1 in Pool B alongside Manitoba’s Jennifer Jones, Casey Scheidegger’s wild card 2 and Stacie Curtis of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Jones was a 12-5 winner over Meghan Walter’s wild-card 3 in a rematch of the Manitoba provincial women’s final,

McCarville, who reached last year’s Scotties Tournament of Hearts final, beat Scheidegger 9-6.

Curtis defeated Yukon’s Hailey Birnie 11-4.

The top three teams in each pool Thursday advance to a six-team championship round.


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