This morning’s Brier matchup between Manitoba’s Mike McEwen and Ontario’s Glenn Howard was shaping up to be a tight, intense match.
But a Howard draw against three in the 7th slid through the house, effectively giving McEwen the 6-2 win.
Manitoba improves to 1-1 while Ontario falls to 1-1. McEwen’s team out of the Fort Rouge Curling Club returns to the ice at 6:30 tonight against New Brunswick.
Dunstone Rolls In World Juniors Opener
It only took six ends for Matt Dunstone and Team Canada to get the win in their World Juniors opener against the USA.
Dunstone scored four in the sixth and his opponent shook hands to give Canada a 1-0 start. He returns to the ice at 2 a.m. against Sweden.
On the women’s side, Mary Fay’s rink out of Nova Scotia got a 7-2 win in their opener over Switzerland. They take on Sweden at noon.