Canada to play for bronze after 6-5 loss in extra end to Switzerland
Wednesday, Mar 05, 2014 04:00 am
FLIMS, Switzerland - The Canadian men's junior curling team will play for bronze after falling 6-5 in an extra end to Switzerland on Tuesday at the world junior curling championships.
Braden Calvert and his Winnipeg rink of third Kyle Kurz, second Lucas Van Den Bosch, lead Brendan Wilson and alternate Matt Dunstone trailed the Swiss 5-3 in the Page 3-4 match up, but earned two in the 10th to force an extra end and keep their gold medal hopes alive.
Switzerland's Yannick Schwaller, however, had last-stone advantage and used it to knock out the Canadian rock and pick up the winning point.
Canada will face Norway on Wednesday for bronze while in the gold medal match Scotland plays Switzerland.
The Canadian women's team, which is made up of skip Kelsey Roque, third Keely Brown, second Taylor McDonald, lead Claire Tulley and alternate Alison Kotylak, square off against Korea for gold on Wednesday.