Jamie Kraus' Duluth Curling Club rink entered the USA Curling Club National Championships playoffs as the top seed in the women's division.

Kraus and her team of Kerry Hadiaris, Anna Bauman and Jill Brozic finished round-robin play 8-1 and awaited the winner of the tiebreaker match between Midland's Debra Mason and Chicago's Sara Gaum in Friday night's semifinals.

In the other playoff match, Madison's Sydney Schmus and Jayne Burton's Coyotes team battled.