Canadian teams lose openers at world junior curling championships

FÜSSEN, Germany — The Canadian teams were winless after the opening day at the world junior curling championships.

Scotland's Orrin Carson beat Landon Rooney of Whitby, Ont., 7-2 in men's play Saturday. Ottawa's Emily Deschenes lost both of her games in the women's draw.

She dropped a 7-4 decision to Norway's Torild Bjoernstad in the morning. Sweden's Moa Dryburgh beat Canada 7-5 in the evening.

Round-robin play continues through Thursday. The finals are scheduled for March 4.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 25, 2023.

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