Smith, Team MB with PEI’s Lenentine, still unbeaten at 3-0, Ferguson at 0-3 at Canadian Juniors

At the Canadian Juniors in Langley BC, PEI’s Tyler Smith junior men’s team from the Montague Curling Rink are now 3-0 following an 8-4 win over Quebec Sunday night, while the Mackenzie Zacharias junior women’s squad from Manitoba, which includes former PEI junior champion Lauren Lenentine in the lead position, is also 3-0, following a 6-4 win over Quebec, also in the late draw. PEI’s Lauren Ferguson foursome from Cornwall suffered a pair of losses on Sunday, 9-6 to Quebec, and 9-5 to Nova Scotia, and are at 0-3.

In Monday junior women’s action, Manitoba takes on Nova Scotia in a battle of 3-0 teams, while Ferguson plays the Melodie Forsythe rink from Curl Moncton (1-2) in their lone games, both at 6 pm Atlantic. On the junior men’s side, Smith plays Northern Ontario (1-1) at 6, and Nova Scotia (Owen Purcell from Chester, 2-1) at 11.

Team Smith

Team Ferguson

Lauren Lenentine

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Fourteen men’s and 14 women’s teams are competing for Canadian titles, separated into two seven-team pools per gender for the initial round-robin, followed by a Championship Round (top four in each pool) leading to the playoffs. The top team advances to its respective final on Sunday, Jan. 26, while the second- and third-place teams meet in a semifinal on Saturday, Jan. 25, to determine the other finalist.

Selected round-robin games (Sheet D) from the New Holland Canadian Junior Championships are being streamed live at Curling Canada’s YouTube page, which you can access by CLICKING HERE.

TSN/RDS2 will carry complete live coverage of the semifinals (women at 11 a.m. [all times PT], men at 4 p.m.) on Jan. 25 and finals (women at 9 a.m., men at 2 p.m.). 

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The winning teams will then represent Canada at the World Juniors in Russia.

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Round robin draw (Click to enlarge)

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