Carberry’s Braden Calvert will clash with Switzerland’s Yannick Schwaller in today’s 3-versus-4 men’s Page playoff game today at the world junior curling championships in Flims, Switzerland.
Calvert’s Canadian championship team out of Winnipeg, featuring Kyle Kurz, Lucas Van Den Bosch, Brendan Wilson and alternate Matt Dunstone, finished third in the round-robin with a 6-3 record.
Meanwhile, Canada’s Kelsey Rocque edged South Korea’s Kyeong-Ae Kim 7-6 on Monday to advance to Wednesday’s women’s final at the world junior curling championship.
Canada and South Korea played in the Page 1-2 playoff game. South Korea will now face Sweden in today’s semifinal.
Rocque, of Edmonton, finished tied with South Korea atop the overall standings with identical 7-2 records. But the Koreans earned first after beating Canada 8-6 during the round-robin.
“It’s amazing. It’s unexplainable right now, it’s so exciting,” Rocque said following her win. “We really just wanted to come here and hopefully medal. Now that we’re guaranteed one, we are so excited.”
» Brandon Sun-The Canadian Press