Gallant was ahead 6-5 after 9. With hammer, O'Rourke setup the deuce in the final end, and did not have to throw her final rock.
Earlier, O'Rourke forced the deciding game with an 8-4 victory over Gallant. In that game, Kathie Gallant lead 3-1 at the half, but Kathy O'Rourke came on strong in the final five ends, scoring a deuce in the sixth, stealing another deuce in the seventh, and again in the eighth end. Gallant came back with a single in the 9th, but O'Rourke made a difficult shot in the tenth end to seal the win with an 8-4 score, and force the deciding game.
On Monday night, O'Rourke defeated clubmate Rebecca Jean MacPhee 8-5 to win the "C" section final, and advance to the championship round against Gallant.
Gallant suffered her first loss Monday afternoon, 6-5 to O'Rourke. In the other afternoon match, MacPhee eliminated the only remaining non-Charlottetown rink, Jennifer Dixon of Montague, by a 9-2 score.
Other members of the Kathy O'Rourke rink are third Julie Scales, second Lori Robinson, and lead Bea Graham.