Canada’s Streifel tops U.S. 9-3 to reach Page playoff 3-4 game at world juniors

Streifel reaches 3-4 game at world juniors

GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of — Canada’s Kristen Streifel defeated Annmarie Dubberstein of the United States 9-3 on Thursday to lock up a berth in the Page playoff 3-4 game at the world junior curling championship.

Streifel and her Edmonton-based team opened with a deuce and had a 6-1 lead after four ends at the Gangneung Curling Centre. The teams shook hands after eight ends.

“I’m really proud of the girls for their performance and all we could do was win this game and see how the cards fall,” Streifel said. “Our first goal was to qualify for playoffs and now we can take a deep breath and settle in and get ready to play a few more games.”

Canada will play the winner of Friday’s tiebreaker between South Korea and Switzerland. Scotland and Sweden will play in the Page 1-2 game.

In men’s play, Canada’s Tyler Tardi dropped a 9-8 decision to Scotland’s Cameron Bryce in an extra end.

Tardi and his B.C. team from Langley/New Westminster will play a tiebreaker against Norway’s Magnus Ramsfjell on Friday with the winner to play Scotland in the Page 3-4 game.

South Korea will play the United States in the Page 1-2 game.

The medal games are scheduled for Sunday.



The Canadian Press

Just Posted

UBCO students experience homelessness

Kelowna - Students collect donations for H.O.P.E. Outreach and live outside for five days

World Down Syndrome Day: The up side of Down

A Kelowna family’s journey with Down Syndrome: ‘There is tremendous beauty in these kids’

Kelowna is sweeping up what winter has left behind

City of Kelowna goes into street sweeping.

Cure for Alzheimer’s disease remains elusive

Complexity of the brain still defies discovery of drug treatment

Possible federal funding put forward to fight invasive mussels

Increased funding for the Okanagan’s effort to stop zebra and quagga mussels

Well-matched, Rockets vs Ams in round 1

Kelowna and Tri-City split four meetings during the WHL’s regular season

Plane filled with smoke lands at Nanaimo Airport

WestJet flight came in from Vancouver

VSO to perform ‘Star Wars’ music while 1977 movie plays on big screen

Three shows for the classic at iconic Orpheum Theatre this summer

Letter: Let the 16-year-old vote!

Kelowna letter-writer says young people should be able to vote

Police look for suspects in armed robbery

Information wanted on North Shuswap robbery, police impersonation, burnt vehicle, motorhome theft.

How to keep local news visible in your Facebook feed

Facebook has changed the news feed to emphasize personal connections. You might see less news.

B.C. emergency alert system being tested Wednesday

Alarm tone and message will play on TV and radio

BC Conservatives pumped by poll results

Surge in popularity has BC party picturing elected representatives in Victoria

Vancouver Island university develops program to help kids cope with overdose crisis

A child and youth care professor worked with students to develop projects focused on children, families and communities dealing with opioids.

Most Read