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COVID-19 cases force team to bow out of Scotties tournament – Toronto Sun

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Two cases of COVID-19 have forced one of the teams competing in the Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts to withdraw from the event.

Team Warriner, skipped by Madelyn Warriner, confirmed the reason behind their exit from the provincial Scotties in a Twitter post on Thursday afternoon.

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The team, from the Dundas Valley Golf and Curling Club, had an 0-3 record in pool play at the provincial women’s curling competition, and would not have advanced past pool play. Their remaining games, against Team Homan and Team Harrison, are forfeited.

The Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts is taking place in Port Elgin, Ont., and is sharing the venue with the Ontario men’s Tankard event.

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