Sweeting Looks to Stay Hot at ROAR

After a slow start, Vegreville’s Val is back in the thick of things at the ‘Tim Horton’s Roar of the Rings’ ...

Team Sweeting evened its record at 3 and 3 at the Olympic Qualify event in Ottawa on Wednesday with an 8-6 win in a back-and-forth contest over the Casey Scheidegger Rink of Lethbridge.

Sweeting sits 5th in the 9 Team Women’s Side but is in for a challenge on Thursday, taking on the hometown favorite Rachel Homan who’s rattled off 5 straight wins for a 5-1 record.

Meantime on the Men’s Side, Sherwood Park’s Brendan Bottcher picked up a victory in a ‘must-win’ scenario, beating Ontario’s Brad Jacobs 9-3.

Calgary’s Kevin Koe downed John Epping of Toronto 6-4 to remain the only undefeated men’s team at 6-0 and lock up a playoff spot in the process.

The Round Robin wraps up Friday.

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