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Canada to meet China in curling semifinal

Lindsey Burgess, middle, and her cousin Karlee, right, exchange high-fives with their teammates during action this week at the world junior women's curling championship in Aberdeen, Scotland. Richard Gray/World Curling Federation
Lindsey Burgess, middle, and her cousin Karlee, right, exchange high-fives with their teammates during action this week at the world junior women's curling championship in Aberdeen, Scotland. Richard Gray/World Curling Federation - Submitted

TRURO, N.S. – Canada lost its final preliminary game at the world junior women’s curling championship on Thursday.

The Canadian foursome, consisting of skip Kaitlyn Jones, third Kristin Clarke, second Karlee Burgess, of Hilden, and lead Lindsey Burgess, of Truro, fell 8-6 to Sweden.

Despite the loss, Canada finished the preliminary round in second place with a record of 7-2.

Jones will play in a semifinal game Friday against third-place China (5-4) at 10 a.m. Atlantic time. Sweden meets fourth-place Norway (5-4) in the other semifinal.

In the men’s division, Canada’s Tyler Tardi earned a pair of wins on Thursday and enters the playoff round as the No. 2 seed.

Tardi defeated Russia 7-5 and Germany 4-2 to finish with a record of 7-2. Canada will play the U.S. in a semifinal Friday. Scotland (9-0) will meet Switzerland (5-4) in the other semifinal.

The women’s bronze- and gold-medal games will be played Saturday at 5 a.m., followed by the men at 10 a.m.

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