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Friday, January 12, 2018

Tippin Earns Split at Scotties

Whitby | by Matt Hermiz  

Owen Sound skip drops opener, bounces back with win

Owen Sound's Julie Tippin is 1-1 entering today's action at the 2018 Ontario Scotties in Whitby.

Tippin fell 7-6 to Oakville's Heather Heggestad in her tournament opener Thursday morning.

Heggestad scored four in the fifth end to go up 4-1, then added two and one in the sixth and seventh to take a commanding 7-1 lead.

Tippin scored two in the eighth and ninth, then one in the final end to have a rally stop short.

Tippin bounced back with an 8-5 win Thursday afternoon over Toronto's Kirsten Marshall.

Tied 3-3 after six ends, Tippin's Woodstock Curling Club rink broke it open with four in the seventh.

Tippin (1-1) takes to the ice in the 9:30 draw this morning against Sherry Middaugh's rink from Coldwater.

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