By Mike Koreen, Toronto Sun
MOOSE JAW, SASK. - As tears streamed down her face, Saskatchewan skip Stefanie Lawton battled hard just to answer the questions from the media.
This was no throwaway bronze medal game at the Scotties Tournament of
Hearts. After nine days playing in front of passionate, partisan crowds
at Mosaic Place, Lawton wanted nothing more than to take that elusive
step up to the podium right here at home.
However, it was not meant to be. Lawton finished fourth for the
fourth time in as many appearances after a 7-5 loss to two-time
defending champion Rachel Homan's Team Canada on Sunday.
"We wanted to play a good game out there and give the crowd something
to cheer about," Lawton said. "They were pretty quiet today because we
just weren't making the shots we had been all weekend."
No matter, Saskatchewan was the feel-good story of this event,
overcoming plenty of hurdles en route to a very respectable finish...Continue reading...
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