May 21st, 2024

Canada downs Scotland 12-5, remains unbeaten at mixed curling worlds

By The Canadian Press on April 23, 2024.

Canada’s Kadriana and Colton Lott scored six in the sixth end en route to a 12-5 win over Scotland at the world mixed doubles curling championship on Tuesday. The Lotts discuss strategy during the Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship final in Calgary, Thursday, March 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

ÖSTERSUND, Sweden – Canada’s Kadriana and Colton Lott scored six in the sixth end to clinch a 12-5 win over Scotland at the world mixed doubles curling championship on Tuesday.

The husband-and-wife team from Gimli, Man. scored three in the second end and stole another in the third after the Scottish duo of Sophie Jackson and Duncan McFadzean opened with a single.

Later with Canada in control leading 6-2, Scotland applied some pressure by scoring three in the fifth end to cut the lead to one.

The Lotts fully extinguished the Scottish comeback with a score of six in the sixth.

Canada improved to 5-0 with the victory to move into a tie with Sweden atop Group B. Those two teams were scheduled to meet later Tuesday.

Scotland fell to 2-3.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 23, 2024.

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