Stoughton still on top after Draw 6
By KIRK PENTON, QMI Agency
|Canada's skip Jeff Stoughton keeps his eye on the line of his shot against South Korea at the men's world curling championships in Regina, Sask. on Apr. 4, 2011. (ANDY CLARK/Reuters)
REGINA — Jeff Stoughton and Tom Brewster are going blow for blow at the world men’s curling championship in Regina, Sask.
The Canadian and Scottish skips both improved to 4-0 on Monday morning at the Brandt Centre to remain on top of the 12-team field. Stoughton’s Winnipeg crew downed Korea’s Dong-keun Lee 7-4, while Scotland upended Germany’s Andy Kapp 8-5.
Canada and Scotland will meet in the round robin on Tuesday night, but they both have a couple of hurdles to clear before then. Stoughton battles Pete Fenson of the U.S. Monday night and takes on France’s Thomas Dufour Tuesday afternoon. Brewster meets the Czech Republic Monday afternoon and plays China Tuesday morning.
In other Draw 6 action, Sweden’s Niklas Edin won in a blowout for the second straight game, thumping China’s Yan Song Ji 9-1, improving to 3-1. China dropped to 2-2.
France upped its record to 3-1 with an 8-5 triumph over Denmark’s Tommy Stjerne (0-4).
Korea fell to 0-4 with the setback against Canada.
To see Stoughton’s post-game comments, click here.