May 17th, 2024

Canada thumps Czechs, Dutch to stay unbeaten at mixed doubles curling worlds

By The Canadian Press on April 21, 2024.

Kadriana Lott and Colton Lott continued their winning ways with an 8-3 victory over Czechia's Zuzana Paulova and Tomas Paul on Sunday at the world mixed doubles curling championship. Lott and Lott discuss strategy as they play Team Schmiemann/Morris at the Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, March 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

ÖSTERSUND, Sweden – Kadriana Lott and Colton Lott finished off a dominant Sunday with an 11-0 victory over the Netherlands’ Vanessa Tonoli and Wouter Goesgens at the world mixed doubles curling championship.

The Canadians earned an 8-3 win over Czechia’s Zuzana Paulova and Tomas Paul earlier Sunday. Canada improved to 3-0 to sit atop Group B.

The Lott’s strung together three straight deuces, followed by a three-point fourth end to take a 9-0 edge. After a pair singles furthered their lead, the Dutch pairing conceded the game after six ends.

The Canadians got off to a hot start before the Czechs also conceded with two ends remaining. Up 2-1 after the second end, Canada scored four in the third to take a sizable edge.

Czechia picked up a single in each of the following two ends to trim the deficit to three but a deuce from the Canadians in the sixth sealed the contest.

Round-robin play ends on Thursday, with medal games being held on Saturday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 21, 2024.

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