The Matt Dunstone rink of Winnipeg knocked off Norway 4-3 in a hard fought game overnight to secure a berth in the playoff round of the World Junior Men’s Curling Championship in Taarnby, Denmark.
With the victory, the two time Canadian Champs improved to 6-2 and moved into a three way tie for second place with Scotland and Switzerland behind the front running United States at 7-1. Dunstone will play his final round robin game at Noon CST versus Russia while the outcome of the United States vs Switzerland will have a major impact on positioning for Saturday Morning’s 7 a.m. Page Playoff games.
Nova Scotia’s Mary Fay also survived a close call, edging Japan 7-6 to remain undefeated at 8-0. The Canadian Junior Women’s Champions finish up round robin play at 7 a.m. versus 2-6 Scotland and will meet either the United States or Korea in the 1-2 Page Playoff Saturday Morning at 7 a.m.