Live Blog: Day two at the PCCC
Japan and Australia finish with wins
Japan and Australia ran their opponents out of stones to win.
Japan 7-4 Korea
Australia 9-8 Kazakhstan
USA beat Brazil
11-4 was the final score. This gives the Americans an undefeated record while Brazil are searching for that first win!
Canada defeat Hong Kong
Our first winners of the evening is Canada after an 8-1 final against Hong Kong.
Nice draw by Australia
It was a scrub the whole way down, but Australia managed to cover the pin to get a very important single point in the fifth end to make the score 5-3 for Kazakhstan.
Phew! Close one for Japan
Japan’s Fujisawa JUST got enough of the Korean shot to remove it and give up a steal of one. Now 5-3 for Japan.
Canada and USA looking good
Both Canada and USA are keeping their opponent’s hands full.
They’ll be looking to keep their perfect record alive!
FIVE for Japan!
Fujisawa makes her open draw to the rings to score four points and take a 5-1 lead. Will there be a Korean comeback?
Third end action
Canada is off and running against Hong Kong, with two in the first and a steal in the second.
Hong Kong is very close on a run attempt, but @EinarsonTeam picks up the steal of 1. 🇨🇦 now leads 3-0 after 2 ends #PCCC2022 pic.twitter.com/6L1dm64v8o
— Curling Canada (@CurlingCanada) November 2, 2022
Australia is down 0-4 against Kazakhstan and Korea is up 1-0 against Japan.
On the final sheet, USA is leading Brazil 3-1.
Back for the women's session
Welcome back to the final session of the day!
We have Canada v Hong Kong
Australia v Kazakhstan
Japan v Korea
Brazil v USA
Big win for the Aussies!
Tied with last stone, Australia didn’t need to throw their last stone as Japan didn’t make the double.
First win for AUS!
Open end so far
Looking good for Australia so far – no guards and they are sitting two on the four-foot.
Japan tie it up for the last end and Korea get a win
Australia has the all-important hammer as they’re tied with Japan. We’ll keep you updated how the end unfolds!
Australia takes the lead!
It’s a great game between Japan and Australia. Australia just made a draw to the full eight-foot to get three and take a 5-3 lead.
Canada gets first win
Canada beats Brazil 7-1 after seven ends to get their first win!
Americans defeat Chinese Taipei 9-2
Korey Dropkin and his team move to 2-0 while Chinese Taipei is 1-1.
Nathan Young on the ice!
Youth Olympic mixed doubles champion, Canada’s alternate Nathan Young has been put in the game while Brad Gushue takes a rest.
Half way scores
US continue to put pressure on Chinese Taipei, up 9-1.
After a measure, Korea got two to take a 4-1 lead against New Zealand.
Canada is up 6-0 against Brazil and Australia made a double to score one, 2-2.
Good battle between Australia and Japan
Japan makes a great job to the four-foot against two to take a 2-1 lead after three.
Canada continue to lead Brazil, 4-0
The Americans are on cruise control against Chinese Taipei, 5-1.
Korea lead New Zealand 2-0.
Back with the men!
This afternoon we have…
AUS v JPN
CAN v BRA
USA v TPE
NZL v KOR
USA opened with four and Canada made a short runback for three.
Morning session wrap
That’s it all over for the morning session. The scores from the session were:
Korea 13-1 Australia
Japan 11-1 New Zealand
Hong Kong 8-2 Brazil
Canada 12-1 Kazakhstan
Join us for the afternoon session at 14:00 MDT when the men’s teams return to the ice.
Win for Hong Kong women
Hong Kong defeated Brazil, by 8-2, in the final game of the morning’s session in the A-Division. This is Hong Kong’s first win of the week.
Guyana pick up second win
Guyana record their second win of the week, defeating Qatar 11-3 to move into joint first place in the B-Division.
Wins for India and Kazakhstan
India pick up their second win, defeating Nigeria 14-0 after seven ends. This sends India to the top of the rankings alongside Hong Kong.
Kazakhstan get their first win of the week over Kenya, by 14-3.
Hong Kong men first to two in B-Division
The game between Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia is the first men’s B-Division game to finish in the morning session.
Saudi Arabia scored a consolation point in the sixth end before conceding the game, giving Hong Kong a 14-2 win that sends them to the top of the rankings, on two wins and no losses.
All over on Sheet A
Australia concede after six with the score 14-1 to Korea.
Australia were forced to play from the fourth end of the game with three players following an injury to second, Kristen Tsourlenes.
‘Beautiful shot!’ 😍 Sara Westman runs the guard back and makes the double while keeping two Australian 🇦🇺 counters in play.
Watch live on the Curling Channel at https://t.co/fy3vfdBx89#PCCC2022 #curling pic.twitter.com/h2ppeiExkc
— World Curling (@worldcurling) November 1, 2022
Early finish for Canada
Canada defeat Kazakhstan 12-1 after six ends.
New Zealand shake after six
After a steal of three in the sixth end, Japan defeat New Zealand 11-1 for their second win of the week.
Hit for four
Japan’s Satsuki Fujisawa taps out the sole New Zealand stone in the house, keeping her own in play and scores four points to take an 8-1 lead into the break.
Over in the B-Division
In the B-Division, Kazakhstan scored a five ender in the fourth for a 9-2 lead over Kenya.
After three ends in the other games, India lead Nigeria 7-0, Hong Kong are 8-1 up over Saudi Arabia and Guyana are leading Qatar 4-0.
Second end stealing
Korea steal two in the second end to increase their lead over Australia to 6-0, Japan steal two to go 4-0 up over New Zealand and Canada steal three to take a 5-0 lead over Kazakhstan.
Korea open strong
Korea continue the high scoring performance from yesterday with four in the opening end of their game against Australia.
Welcome to day two
Day two of the Pan Continental Championships has the women’s teams back on the ice in the A-Division and the men are on the ice in the B-Division.
All A-Division games are also live on the Curling Channel
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