PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — The rich got richer on Tuesday at the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship, albeit not without a battle in some circles.
The Felix Asselin Quebec team from Glenmore Curling Club improved to 4-0 atop Pool A at the Prince Albert Golf and Curling Centre with a 10-3 victory in the afternoon draw over Miles Craig's B.C. squad. Craig slipped to fourth spot in the seven-team Pool A with a 2-2 record.
Shaun Meachem's Saskatchewan crew from Swift Current Curling Club improved to 3-1 and second in Pool A with a 12-1 victory in six ends over Peter Mackey's Nunavut squad from the Iqaluit Curling Club. Mackey slipped to 1-3 and sixth spot in Pool A.
Jamie Koe's Northwest Territories team from Yellowknife Curling Club improved to 3-0 and second place in Pool B with a 6-5 victory over Dennis Watts' Prince Edward Island squad from Summerside Curling Club. Watts has a 1-3 record and sits sixth in Pool B.
And Paul Flemming's Nova Scotia crew from Halifax Curling Club improved to 4-1 and a share of top spot in Pool B with a 7-6 win over Corey Chambers' Manitoba team from Miami Curling Club. Chambers slipped to 1-3 and fifth place in Pool B.
In the morning draw, Trevor Bonot's Northern Ontario squad defeated William Butler's Newfoundland and Labrador team 7-2, Scott McDonald's Ontario team handed Nova Scotia its first loss with a 6-2 victory, B.C. rocked Grant Odishaw's New Brunswick team 9-2 and Morgan Muise's Alberta crew brushed by Terry Miller's Yukon squad 10-5.
In the final draw of Day 4, New Brunswick improved to 3-1 by rocking winless Yukon 8-3, Northern Ontario improved to 4-1 by whipping P.E.I. 10-3, Alberta improved to 2-3 with an 8-2 win over Nunavut, and Ontario improved to 2-2 by beating winless Newfoundland and Labrador 5-2.
There are three draws scheduled for Wednesday. Action continues until Saturday.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 8, 2022.