Alberta skip Laura Walker improves to 3-0 at women’s curling nationals


Laura Walker led Pool A at the Canadian women’s curling championship at 3-0 on Sunday.

The Alberta skip thumped Northern Ontario’s Krysta Burns 12-2 in the morning draw in the Calgary bubble.

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Defending champion Kerri Einarson and Ontario’s Rachel Homan both improved to 2-0.

Einarson beat Beth Peterson’s Wild Card Three 6-4, while Homan downed Yukon’s Laura Eby 8-3.

Kerry Galusha of Northwest Territories was tied with Northern Ontario at 1-1 after defeating Nova Scotia’s Jill Brothers 9-5.

Peterson and Brothers were both 1-2 ahead of winless Wild Card Two and Yukon.

WATCH | Einarson ‘could be the first curler to win twice and not go to a worlds’:

The defending Scotties champ jokes about the unusual circumstance of winning last year’s bonspiel right before a global pandemic shut down the sports world. 0:37

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