Burgess opens with win over Quebec at masters curling nationals

Staff ~ The Truro Daily News
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COALDALE, Alta. - Judy Burgess got off to a strong start Monday at the Canadian Master's Women's Curling Championship in Coaldale, Alta.

The Truro Curling Club skip, along with Helen Brightman, Karen Hennigar and Penny Neily, defeated Quebec's France Prevost 9-4 in their opening game at the week-long event.

Burgess takes on Northern Ontario's Marion Clark today at 11:30 a.m. Atlantic time.

Truro's Dwayne Green, with Wayne Sisson, Larry Higgins and Ralph Murphy, opened his bid for a men's title on Monday against Saskatchewan's Eugene Hritzuk in the late draw. Visit www.trurodaily.com for the result.

Burgess scored four points in the second end for a 4-2 lead and added three more in the fifth for an 8-3 cushion. The teams exchanged single points in the sixth and seventh before the matchup was called.

Organizations: Truro Curling Club

Geographic location: Quebec, Northern Ontario, Saskatchewan

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