Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Rachel Homan Improves to 3-0 after Win over Flaxey at the National

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Rachel Homan Improves to 3-0 after Win over Flaxey at the National

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Homan stays unbeaten at the National

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SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. - Ottawa's Rachel Homan continued her strong play of late on Thursday, remaining undefeated in round-robin play at the National.

Homan, who is coming off a loss to Jennifer Jones at last week's Canada Cup final, routed Allison Flaxey of Caledon, Ont., 10-2 in the afternoon draw while improving to 3-0 at the Grand Slam event. Homan broke the game open in the fifth end by scoring three before adding another three in the sixth.

Edmonton's Val Sweeting (3-0) is also undefeated after a 5-3 win over Sweden's Anna Hasselborg.

In other women's action, Jones of Winnipeg defeated South Korea's EunJung Kim 6-3 and Winnipeg's Kerri Einarson topped Scotland's Eve Muirhead 5-3.

Brad Gushue of St. John's, N.L., and Winnipeg's Reid Carruthers remained undefeated on the men's side at 3-0. …

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