Manitoba’s Abby Ackland is out of the Canadian Junior Curling Championships in Stratford, Ontario. Ackland lost 7-5 in a third place tiebreaker versus New Brunswick’s Justine Comeau on Friday afternoon.
Ackland and Comeau wound up with matching 7-3 records when the Manitoba skip and her rink lost 8-6 to Mary Fay of Nova Scotia in Friday morning’s draw while the New Brunswick Crew knocked off BC’s Sarah Daniels 5-2.
Fay finished first with a 9-1 record and earned a berth in Sunday morning’s 9 a.m. final while Daniels wound up at 8-2 and will meet Comeau in Saturday’s 1 p.m. semifinal.
The 2013 Canadian Junior men’s champ Matt Dunstone defeated BC 5-4 in an extra end to finish 9-1 on the men’s side of the draw and will play Tyler Tardi of New Westminster/Langley in the Saturday night semifinal at 6 p.m.
The Manitoba-BC winner will move on to play Tanner Horgan of Northern Ontario for the men’s title on Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m.