UPDATE: Tuesday January 28 at 5:30 pm
Biggar native Robyn Silvernagle and her team from the Twin Rivers Curling Club in North Battleford has punched their ticket to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw after defeating Team Sherry Anderson for a second straight year at the Viterra Scotties Provincials in Melville.
Silvernagle managed to get on the board first in the second end with a lone point and fell behind 2-1 after 3 ends.
But the team got a big three points on a hit and stick in the 4th end and stole a big point in the 8th to go ahead by 3 heading into the final two ends.
Team Anderson got 2 in the 9th end to close the gap to one, but Silvernagle made a double take out and got two in the 10th and final end with her last shot and Team Silvernagle won by a score of 8-5 to repeat as Saskatchewan champions.
Silvernagle will now be representing the province on home soil as the Scotties is set fro Moose Jaw next month starting on February 15 at Mosaic Place.
Robyn Silvernagle and her team out of the Twin Rivers Curling Club carried on with their winning ways, making it their 11th out of 12 wins here at the Viterra Scotties Women’s Provincial over the past two years.
Silvernagle won her first game of the weekend by a score of 8-2 over Team Fleming on Friday night.
Team Silvernagle continued their strong play and once again come out in the win column on Saturday, defeating Team Barker 7-5 on Saturday morning to push her record to 2-0 in the triple knockout tournament.
Silvernagle and her team finished off their weekend by winning another close game, this time beating Team Michelle Englot 7-6 on Saturday night to cap off a 3-0 weekend and will now play in the 1 vs 2 page playoff tonight at 7:30 from the Horizon Credit Union Centre.
Team Silvernagle will try to move on to the Gold medal game tomorrow afternoon and try yo repeat as Saskatchewan champions after representing the province last year at the Scotties in Nova Scotia. The 2020 Scotties Tournament of Hearts begins February 15 and will go through February 23 at Mosaic Place in Moose Jaw.