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.