Dunstone drops to .500 at Players' Championship

Kamloops resident Matt Dunstone was poised for a last-rock victory on Wednesday at the Princess Auto Players’ Championship in Calgary, but couldn’t quite pull it off.

Instead, Team McEwen bested Dunstone 5-3 to leave the teams with matching 1-1 records in the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling event standings.

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Pool B standings: Schwaller (2-0), Gushue (2-0), McEwen (1-1), Dunstone (1-1), Epping (0-2) and Koe (0-2).

Pool A standings: Mouat (2-0), Edin (1-1), De Cruz (1-1), Jacobs (1-1), Gunnlaugson (1-1) and Bottcher (0-2).

The top six teams overall will qualify for the playoffs.

Skip Dunstone and his Regina-based rink, which includes third Braeden Moskowy, second Kirk Muyres and lead Dustin Kidby, will be back in action on Thursday, a 3 p.m.start against Gushue.

The winner of the Players’ Championship will earn $40,000.

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