Fleury continues win streak to book playoff spot at Olympic curling trials

Tracy Fleury remains unbeaten at the Canadian Olympic curling trials.

The 35-year-old from Sudbury, Ont., led her rink to an 11-7 victory over Laura Walker in Thursday morning’s women’s draw to improve to 6-0 atop the women’s standings.

The top three teams at the end of the round-robin on Friday advance to the weekend playoffs.

Jennifer Jones lost her second game of the trials, dropping a 7-5 decision to Rachel Homan. She remains second behind Fleury, while Homan, the defending trials champion, sits at 2-4.

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Undefeated Tracy Fleury books a spot in Olympic curling trials playoffs

Tracy Fleury scored a pair of triples on the way to defeating Laura Walker’s rink 11-7 to improve to 6-0 and book a spot in the playoffs at the Canadian Olympic curling trials in Saskatoon, Sask. 0:39

Krista McCarville improved to 4-3 with an 8-7 win over Kelsey Rocque (1-5), while Casey Scheidegger, who had Wednesday off, beat Jacqueline Harrison 7-6 to improve to 3-3. Harrison fell to 2-4.

Tiebreakers (if needed) and semifinals will be played Saturday and the finals are scheduled for Sunday. The Beijing Games are set for Feb. 4-20.

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