Einarson advances to finals at Scotties
The final round robin draw at the Manitoba Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Beausejour, Manitoba on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2016.
Josh Crabb, CTV Winnipeg
Published Sunday, January 24, 2016 11:53AM CST
East St. Paul’s Kerri Einarson advanced to the championship game at the 2016 Manitoba Scotties Tournament of Hearts with an 8-3 over St. Vital’s Shannon Birchard in Sunday morning’s semifinal.
Einarson scored a deuce in the first end and stole a single in the second to get out to an early 3-0 lead.
In the seventh end, Birchard gave up a steal of three and trailed 8-2 going into the eighth end.
Birchard scored a single in the eighth but shook hands afterwards dropping an 8-3 decision to Einarson.
It will be Einarson’s third consecutive appearance in the provincial final.
She will take on Kristy McDonald at 1:30 p.m.