Crossover’s complete in men’s curling at the 2011 Canada Winter Games

Halifax, NS – The rain was falling and the wind blowing but that didn’t stop the fans from the Mayflower Curling Club tonight.  They were out in full force and thanks to RBC they were all armed with clappers.  They were here to cheer on the teams playing the crossover games for flag points.

In the battle for 5th & 6th place, Nova Scotia defeated Albert 4-3. Quebec and British Columbia went extra ends.  Quebec won, the final score 6-5.  Quebec finishes in 7th and British Columbia takes 8th.   Newfoundland Labrador and Northwest Territories game were in a high scoring game.  NL got their 2 in the 8th to tie the game 8-8.  In the extra end, NL stole a point and the win.  NL finishes in 9th and NWT in 10th.  In the final game, PEI score 7 points in the 6th end to take a 7-1 lead on Yukon and the game.  The young team from PEI finished the games in 11th and Yukon took 12th.

Play resumes 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 26th with the semi finals.  Manitoba will play Saskatchewan and New Brunswick will take on Ontario.  Winners advance to the gold medal game at 7:30 p.m.,while the losers will play in the bronze medal game at 2:30 p.m.

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