Jones remains undefeated with win over Middaugh at Olympic curling trials
Lead Dawn McEwen, skip Jennifer Jones, third Kaitlyn Lawes, and second Jill Officer discuss strategy during their women's draw 3 against Sherry Middaugh at the 2013 Roar Of The Rings championship in Winnipeg, Monday, December 2, 2013. The winners of Roar Of The Rings will represent Canada at the Sochi Olympics and the trials run from Dec 1-8. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)
Published Monday, December 2, 2013 1:35PM EST
WINNIPEG -- Jennifer Jones remains undefeated at the Roar of the Rings Olympic curling trials after a thrilling 9-7 win over Sherry Middaugh in Monday's morning draw.
Jones scored two in the 10th end to tie the game, then scored another pair in an extra end to improve to 2-0 at the tournament.
Jones's Winnipeg rink is tied atop the women's standings with Val Sweeting of Vegreville, Alta. Sweeting defeated Saskatoon's Stefanie Lawton 8-6.
Lawton fell to 0-2, while Middaugh's rink from Coldwater, Ont., dropped to 1-1.
In other scored from the morning draw, Winnipeg's Chelsea Carey beat Edmonton's Heather Nedohin 8-5 and Ottawa's Rachel Homan downed Renee Sonnenberg of Grande Prairie, Alta., 8-2.
Carey, Homan and Sonnenberg are at 1-1 while Nedohin falls to 0-2.