Mixed doubles curling in Kimberley

Finals of the Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Classic today at Kimberley Curling Club

Pat Simmons calls the line for teammate Jill Officer.

Mixed doubles curling is a relatively new sport, but some very familiar faces in the curling world are contesting a championship in Kimberley this week. On the line for the Canadian teams is a berth in the 2018 Olympic mixed curling trials. Quarter finals this morning have team Jones/Laing against Miskew/Griffith; Martin/Schneider versus Lawes/Kennedy; Kasner/Kalthoff versus Peterman/Gallant and Peterson/Polo versus Homan/Morris.

The local team of Baker/Medford from Cranbrook finished with a 0-5 record.

Semi-finals start in about an hour and the final is at 1 p.m.