P.E.I.’s representatives continue play in their respective seeding pools at the 2019 New Holland Canadian junior curling championships in Prince Albert, Sask., on Thursday.
Skip Lauren Ferguson, third stone Katie Shaw, second stone Alexis Burris and lead Lexie Murray of the Cornwall Curling Club took a 1-6 (won-lost) record into a late-afternoon start against the host team (1-6), and will then face Nunavut (0-8) in a late game.
The P.E.I. women lost to Ontario 9-4 on Wednesday.
On the men’s side, the Tyler Smith-skipped rink of third stone Ryan Abraham, second stone Alex MacFadyen and lead Ryan Lowery of the Charlottetown Curling Complex was 2-5 going into games against Nunavut (0-7) and the Yukon (2-6).
Ontario (4-4) outscored P.E.I. 11-7 on Wednesday.
Alex Gallant of Summerside is playing lead on New Brunswick’s Jack Smeltzer rink, which sits atop the men’s standings in the seeding pool at 5-3.
Lauren Lenentine, who previously curled out of the Cornwall Curling Club, is playing third stone for the Kaitlyn Jones rink from Nova Scotia, which entered Thursday’s action at 4-3 in the championship round.