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Jennifer Jones captures 6th Gamers’ Championship title – CBC Sports

Winnipeg avoid Jennifer Jones downed Edmonton’s Val Sweeting 8-4 in the last to catch her 6th Gamers’ Championship title at a Conquest of Curling occasion in Toronto on Sunday.

Jones, backed by 3rd Kaitlyn Lawes, 2nd Jill Police officer as well as lead Dawn McEwen, racked up a deuce in the opening end just to have Sweeting respond with 2 of her very own in the 2nd. Jones after that got 3 in the 3rd as well as never ever recalled.

” It’s outstanding,” statedJones “We were a little let down not going to the Scotties as well as we actually concentrated on playing well below, so to win the occasion as well as come, it’s wonderful.

” I’m actually pleased with the women.”

Sweeting had songs in the 4th as well as 3rd ends making it 5-4, yet Jones included an additional 2 in the 6th as well as a solitary in the 7th, with both skips drinking hands without playing the 8th.

Joneswas additionally triumphant in 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011 as well as 2014.

It had not been all trouble for Sweeting as well as her staff on Sunday.

Sweeting, 3rd Lori Olson-Johns, 2nd Dana Ferguson as well as lead Rachel Brown won the ladies’s Rogers Conquest Mug for being the period’s factor leader on the Scenic tour.

Edin beats McEwen

On the guys’s side Sweden’s Niklas Edin proceeded his prominence on the Conquest Scenic tour.

Edin downed Winnipeg’s Mike McEwen 5-3 on Sunday to take thetitle

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Sweden avoid Niklas Edin, seen contending at a previous occasion, beat Canadian Mike McEwen in the last of the Conquest of Curling Athletes’ Championship in Toronto on Sunday (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press )

It’s the 3rd Conquest of Curling prize of the period for Edin’s group of 3rd Oskar Eriksson, 2nd Rasmus Wrana as well as lead Christoffer Sundgren. They additionally won the Masters as well as Scenic tour Obstacle.

” This is possibly the most difficult occasion to win. Every group has actually had a excellent as well as lengthy period,” stated Edin. “To also get this occasion, where everybody is typically playing well right now of the year, specifically after the Brier as well as the globes, is an excellent achievement.”

Like Sweeting, Edin, that just recently took silver at the guys’s globe champions, additionally gained the guys’s Rogers Conquest Mug for gaining one of the most factors of any type of avoid.

The Swedish rink tracked 3-2 after 5 ends, yet racked up songs in each of the following 3 for the success.

McEwen, backed by 3rd B.J. Neufeld, 2nd Matt Wozniak as well as lead Denni Neufeld, was playing in his 3rd Gamers’ Championship last, as well as has actually currently opted for jogger up in each of the 3 after losses in 2013 as well as 2015.

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