Canadian women earn second win at junior curling worlds

FÜSSEN, Germany — Canada's women's team earned their second win of the world junior curling championships, handing Germany a 7-6 extra-end loss on Wednesday.

After falling behind 2-0 going into the third end, Emily Deschenes's rink tied it after the fourth.

Following a scoreless fifth, the sides exchanged two-point ends across the next three. Germany took a 6-4 advantage after eight ends.

But Canada scored a point in each of the next three ends, including the extra, to claim victory.

The 2-6 Canadians fell 9-7 to the United States in their first game of the day.

In men's action, Canada was dished an 8-4 loss at the hands of Italy.

After going up 3-0 through five ends, the Canadians saw Italy score all of eight of its points from the sixth to the ninth end before conceding the contest.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 1, 2023.

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