The twelve team field for the Provincial Scotties Tournament of Hearts has been determined with the conclusion of the Women's Northern and Southern Playdowns Sunday. Qualifying from the Northerns were Saskatoon's Patty Hersikorn who defeated Tina Hill of the Battleford Curling Club, 7-0 in the "A" final in Tisdale. Robyn Silvernagle won the "B" final beating Shellan Baranieski, 7-3. The "C" finals were won by Darlene Gillies and Debbie Folk. Gillies edged Hill, 7-6 while Folk got by Baranieski, 6-5 to complete the Northern slate of representatives.
From the Southern Playdowns, Regina's Michelle Englot defeated Mandy Selzer 10-2 in the "A" final in Assiniboia. Cindy Ricci advanced from the "B" event with a 6-4 win over Selzer. Selzer finally made it out by winning a "C" final over Chelsey Peterson, 13-4. Also advancing from the "C" was Samantha Yachiw beating Susan Lang, 12-7.
Four teams received direct entries to the Provincial Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Outlook, January 26-30. Defending Champion, Amber Holland, Stefanie Lawton and Chantelle Eberle were awarded berths as the top three Saskatchewan teams on the Canadian rankings while Penny Barker won the berth as the top Saskatchewan Women's Tour team as of December 13th.