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Team Saskatchewan eliminated from contention at Scotties with 9-4 loss to Team Ontario

Team Saskatchewan won’t make the playoffs at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw after falling 9-4 to Team Ontario on Friday.

After Saskatchewan put up one point in the first end, Ontario took over.

They put a deuce in the second, followed by a steal of three in the third and one in the fourth and fifth ends. Ontario led 7-1 heading into the sixth.

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Saskatchewan got one point back in the sixth, but Ontario scored twice in the seventh to extend their lead to 9-2. Saskatchewan added two in the eighth before calling the match.

Either Team Northern Ontario or Team Prince Edward Island will join Manitoba, Wild Card and Ontario in the playoffs.

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Saskatchewan will wrap up their tournament with a game against Team British Columbia, who is also eliminated from contention.

Saskatchewan heads into their final game with a 5-5 record.

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