The standings are starting to get much tighter at the provincial Scotties womens curling championship in Humboldt.
After suffering their first defeat of the tournament the Robyn Silvernagle rink had a 5-1 record after Thursday's action, the same record as the Amber Holland rink. The Anderson and Streifel rinks are 4-2, the Just team 4-3 and Eberle 3-3, followed by Barker 2-4, Howard 1-5 and Mitchell 0-7.
In action yesterday the Holland team defeated Silvernagle 9-4 on Thursday to hand Silvernagle their first defeat. The Holland team broke a 4-4 tie by scoring two in the seventh, one in the eighth and two in the ninth.
Silvernagle rebounded in the 7:30 pm game defeating Ashley Howard 8-2. They scored two in the sixth and three in the seventh to force Howard to concede early.
Friday afternoon the Silvernagle team moved back into first place with a 6-1 record, coming from behind to defeat Chantelle Eberle 9-8. Silvernagle was down 5-0 early on and were trailing 8-6 going into the final tenth end, but scored three in that end for the win.
Later Friday, Silvenagle faces Kristen Streifel at 6:30 pm to wrap up the round-robin portion. Playoffs begin Saturday.