Homan beats Einarson at the National for 9th curling Grand Slam title

Rachel Homan has captured her second career National title.

The Ottawa skip edged Winnipeg's Kerri Einarson 4-1 in the final Sunday at the fourth stop on the Grand Slam of Curling circuit.

The 29-year-old skip tied veteran Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg for most career championships in the women's series.

Homan opened the scoring with a single in the second end, before tacking on a score in two straight frames to go up 3-0. She added another in the sixth and never trailed.

Einarson, who won the National in 2016-17, broke the shutout with a single in the seventh end.

Homan, third Emma Miskew, second Joanne Courtney and lead Lisa Weagle earned $ 30,000 from the $ 250,000 total purse and padded their lead in the Cup standings with an additional 12 points.

Skip Ross Paterson guided his rink to a 4-3 win in the men's final at the National over fellow Scot Bruce Mouat. (Jeffrey Au/World Curling Federation)

Earlier Sunday, Scotland's Ross Paterson connected on his final rock to defeat compatriot Bruce Mouat 4-3 in an extra end and secured his first Grand Slam of Curling men's title.

Paterson's rink — featuring third Kyle Waddell, second Duncan Menzies and lead Michael Goodfellow — collected $ 30,000 from the $ 250,000 total purse for their win.

Watch Paterson top Scottish compatriot Mouat in final:

Scotland's Ross Paterson edged compatriot Bruce Mouat 4-3 in an extra end to win the National for his first career Grand Slam of Curling title. 1:42

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