Einarson-Fleury in Scotties Final:
Hometown favourite Kerri Einarson has defeated Darcy Robertson (Assiniboine Memorial) in the semi-final game of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts presented by Bayer in Gimli.
Einarson (Val Sweeting, Shannon Birchard, Brianne Meilleur, Coach Patti Wuthrich) jumped out to 6-2 lead at the mid-game break enroute to a 11-4 final score.
The Einarson foursome will meet Tracy Fleury (Selena Njegovan, Liz Fyfe, Kristin, MacCuish, Coach Andrea Ronnebeck) in the final. Fleury had beaten Robertson in the Page 1-2 playoff game Saturday evening.
The winner of the 3pm game, which will be televised on Sportsnet with Rob Faulds and Jill Officer describing the play, will represent Manitoba at the national Scotties in Sydney, Nova Scotia in February.