February 26, 2019March 2, 2019News, Team Alberta Team Alberta, skipped by Julia Bakos of St. Albert, AB remains undefeated after five matches played. In the morning draw, Team Alberta faced off against Manitoba, a province renowned for its curling. Manitoba opened the scoring in the first end with a single point, answered by a double from Alberta. The third end was blanked with Manitoba retaining the hammer in the fourth end, scoring the single to tie the match at the halfway mark. Alberta scored one point in the fifth and managed to steal a double in the sixth to take a 5-2 lead with two ends to play. Alberta managed to limit Manitoba offense and gave up single points in the seventh and eighth end for the 5-4 win. In the evening draw, Alberta faced off against Prince Edward Island. In the first end, Team Alberta blanked retaining the hammer and utilized it to score two points to break the ice. Team PEI answered with a deuce of their own, but Alberta took no time to answer back with another double point. PEI went on to even the score at four points with two singles with two ends to go. Alberta managed to add two points in the seventh end, forcing their opponents to score a minimum of two in the last end to force an extra end. And this is just what Team PEI did. With the hammer in hand, Alberta went on the offense and score two points for the 8-6 victory in extra ends. Team Alberta is now undefeated with a 5-0 record heading into Wednesday when they will face New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.