Carey advances to Alberta Scotties playoffs

Chelsea Carey at the 2015 Meridian Canadian Open in Yorkton, Sask. (Anil Mungal)

Chelsea Carey took two for the win in the 10th end to slip past Shannon Kleibrink 5-4 in the B qualifier of the Jiffy Lube Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary on Friday.

Carey and her Calgary-based team will now face double defending provincial champion Val Sweeting of Edmonton in the page A vs. B playoffs with the winner of that game receiving a spot in Sunday’s final.

Sweeting defeated Carey in the A-side final 8-3 to advance Thursday night.

Kleibrink, the 2006 Olympic bronze medallist from Coaldale, still has a chance to move on to the playoffs and faces Nadine Chyz in one of two C qualifiers of the triple knockout tournament.

Chyz's Calgary/Red Deer team beat Edmonton's Deanne Nichol in a 10-3 rout.

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Edmonton's Jessie Kaufman reached the second C qualifier with a 10-5 victory over Jodi Marthaller of Lethbridge. Team Kaufman broke a 5-5 tie with a four-ender in the eighth and stole one in nine to ice the game.

Kaufman will play Lethbridge's Casey Scheidegger, who eliminated two-time world junior champion Kelsey Rocque of Edmonton 8-2.

The C qualifiers take place Saturday at 1 p.m. MT.