Team Canada headed to playoffs at World Mixed

Team Canada’s Trevor Bonot is headed to the playoffs after cruising to a 5-2 win over Germany’s Andrea Schoepp and wrapping up the round robin strong – not to mention, undefeated – at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Champéry, Switzerland.

Team Canada lead Megan Carr and second Kory Carr in action at the World Mixed Curling Championship 2017, Champery, Switzerland (WCF/Alina Pavlyuchik photo)

Canada opened with a deuce and forced two-time world women’s champion Schoepp to singles only. Canada was up three coming home, and ran Germany out of rocks to walk off the ice with the decisive 5-2 win. Next stop is the playoffs for Bonot and his Northern Ontario crew of vice-skip Jackie McCormick, second Kory Carr, lead Megan Carr and coach Jim Waite. Based on their first-place standing in Group E and Draw Shot Challenge score, Canada finishes in the top four with a 6-0 record and will face Poland (4-2) in the Round of 16 on Friday at 3 a.m. ET. Fans can follow the live scoring at Semifinals and gold- and bronze-medal games slated for Saturday, Oct. 14. Selected playoff games, including the gold-medal game, will be streamed live on the World Curling Federation’s YouTube channel, For the event schedule, live results, teams and news visit Team Canada updates will be available at