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Bonot edged by British Columbia at Canadian Mixed

Northern Ontario rink sits at 5-2.
Amanda Gates
Amanda Gates sweeps a Jackie McCormick shot on Sunday, Oct. 17 in the final of the Northern Ontario Mixed Curling Championship at Port Arthur Curling Club. (Leith Dunick,

CANMORE, Alta. -- The Trevor Bonot rink suffered just its second setback at the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship, falling 5-3 to British Columbia's Sebastien Robillard on Thursday night.

The loss drops the Northern Ontario team to 5-2, one of six teams in championship play with two losses.

Bonot, Amanda Gates, Mike McCarville and Jackie McCormick led 2-0 after two ends, but after scoring a single in the third, Robillard, also 5-2, stole another point in the fourth to even the match.

The then stole two more in the sixth to go up 4-2 and the teams traded points in the seventh and eighth.

Jamie Koe leads the pack at 7-1, blanking Ontario 7-0 in late-draw play on Thursday night.

Bonot and company take on New Brunswick (5-2) on Friday afternoon.

Leith Dunick

About the Author: Leith Dunick

A proud Nova Scotian who has called Thunder Bay home since 2002, Leith is Dougall Media's director of news, but still likes to tell your stories too. Wants his Expos back and to see Neil Young at least one more time. Twitter: @LeithDunick
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