Teams skipped by Stefanie Lawton of Saskatoon and Chantelle Eberle of Regina were the only ones to come through Day 1 of the Provincial Scotties with a 2-0 record in Melfort.
Lawton edged Ashley Howard of Regina 6-5 and followed up by blanking Alyssa Jenkins of Saskatoon 7-0. Eberle upended former champion Amber Holland of Regina 7-5 in the Tuesday evening draw after starting strong with an 8-5 triumph over Robyn Silvernagle of North Battleford. Silvernagle and Howard are 1-1 going into Wednesday's play along with teams skipped by Sherry Anderson of Saskatoon and defending champion Penny Barker of Moose Jaw. Jenkins' squad lost both their Tuesday outings while Holland and Carlyle's Candace Chisholm lost their only game as each had a bye on Day 1. There's three draws Wednesday...10 a.m., 3 and 8 p.m.