Silvernagle falls in tiebreaker in Nova Scotia

The team of Robyn Silvernagle is done after facing two must-win situations Friday at the Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge in Pictou County, Nova Scotia.

A loss to the Anna Hasselborg team from Sweden by a 6-5 score had dropped Team Silvernagle to a 1-2 record in the tournament, meaning they had to win that afternoon over the Casey Scheidegger team skipped by Amber Holland to stay alive.

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A last-rock draw by Silvernagle earned her team a 5-4 win. That put them into a tiebreaker game against Kerri Einarson for a chance to go to the playoffs. But Silvernagle ran out of rocks in the eighth end and shook hands with a 6-3 final score, ending their chances.

This was Team Silvernagle's second Pinty's Grand Slam event of the season. Next up for the squad is a return to the Red Deer Classic next week, where they are defending champions. Their next Pinty's Grand Slam event is the National in Conception Bay South starting Dec. 10.     

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