KINGSTON, Ont. - Nova Scotia has its first win at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.
Mary-Anne Arsenault's rink defeated Kerry Galusha of the Northwest Territories-Yukon 10-7 in today's early draw at the K-Rock Centre.
Arsenault — a five-time national women's curling champion — opened the tournament with four straight losses.
Galusha fell to 1-5 with the defeat.
Newfoundland and Labrador's Stacie Devereaux beat Alberta's Kristie Moore 8-3, B.C.'s Kelly Scott topped New Brunswick's Andrea Crawford 13-7 and Prince Edward Island's Suzanne Birt defeated Quebec's Allison Ross 8-6 in an extra end.
Team Canada's Heather Nedohin, Manitoba's Jennifer Jones and Ontario's Rachel Homan will all take 5-0 records into their games in the evening draw.