Canada’s Charley Thomas and Kalynn Park posted two more wins on Sunday to remain undefeated in pool play at the 2015 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Sochi, Russia.
In the first game of the day, Park drew the four-foot with her final rock in the seventh to score five and secure an 11-3 win over England’s Lana Watson and Alan MacDougall, who are still looking for their first win.
“We struggled a bit,” Park said afterwards. “But we figured out the ice, and from there we just took off.”
The Calgary duo, backed by coach Jim Waite, continued to dominate against undefeated Maile Moelder and Erkki Lill of Estonia. Leading 4-2 at the break, the Canadians kept the pressure on and stole the next three ends for a 9-2 win.
Canada now sits at the top of the standings in their pool with a 3-0 record, tied with Spain and Korea.
On Monday, Team Canada meets Spain (5:30 a.m. ET) and Poland (12:30 p.m. ET).
The round-robin draws for the World Mixed Doubles will run through to April 23 before the playoffs get underway. There are 30 mixed doubles teams split into three pools of 10.
Selected games from the World Mixed Doubles Championship will be streamed live online. Go to the event website, wmdcc2015.curlingevents.com/, to see the games and broadcast schedule. Canada’s games against Spain (Monday, April 20, 5:30 a.m. ET) and Scotland (Tuesday, April 21, 7:30 a.m. ET) will be televised.