Day one is over at the Subway Atlantic University Sport (AUS) Curling Championships at the Truro Curling Club, and both UPEI teams have a win under their belts.
Opening ceremonies (Twitter @UPEIPanthers)
Team UPEI women vs. UNB (Twitter @UPEIPanthers)
Team UPEI Women, skipped by Sabrina Smith, lost their opener 8-3 to UNB, but rebounded with a come-from-behind win against Saint Mary’s, trailing 6-1 after 5 ends, but taking four points in the sixth and stealing the seventh and eighth ends to pull out a 7-6 win.
Team UPEI Men, skipped by Christopher Gallant, had only one game on opening day, against St. FX, winning it handily – 11-3 in six ends.
Team UPEI Men (Twitter @UPEIPanthers)
UPEI Men opening draw action (Twitter @UPEIPanthers)
Team UNB Men, which includes PEI native Alex Sutherland, is 2-0 on the men’s side.
Friday’s schedule for UPEI teams:
Draw #3, 9:00 am: UPEI Men vs. Memorial University
Draw #4, 12:30 pm: UPEI Women vs. Dalhousie University
Draw #5, 4:00 pm: UPEI Men vs. Dalhousie University
Draw #6, 7:30 pm: UPEI Women vs. St. Francis University
Live results at Curling.ca
Livestream coverage of some games at austv.ca/
The Championships run through Feb. 12.