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Thursday on the sheet: OAR, China and Switzerland record mixed doubles victories

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By: The Associated Press By: The Associated Press
By: E.Jay Zarett

Norway, South Korea and Switzerland all picked up wins in their mixed doubles round robin games Wednesday night. The United States also came away with a victory as it topped the OAR 9-3 in its opener. All eight teams returned to the sheet Thursday morning.

Canada held on for a 6-4 win over the USA, while Switzerland was the only team to start round robin play 2-0.

Here are the complete results from Thursday's action.

Olympic Athletes from Russia 4, Norway 3

After a scoreless first end, the teams alternated scoring through the fourth frame. The OAR tallied a point in the fifth, but Norway responded with one of its own in the sixth and seventh to tie the score. The OAR secured the win when it registered a point in the final frame.

China 8, South Korea 7 (9 ends)

China jumped out to a 6-1 lead through the first four ends but South Korea registered four points in the fifth and two in the seventh to force an extra frame. China, however, came away with the win when it scored in the ninth end.

Switzerland 7, Finland 6

After trailing 6-2 through five frames, Finland evened the score with two points each in the sixth and seventh frames. Switzerland answered with a point in the eighth frame to retake the lead and pull out the victory. 

Canada 6, United States 4

For complete coverage of the USA’s loss to Canada, click here

Current Standings

TeamW-L
SUI           2-0
CAN1-1
CHN1-1
KOR1-1
NOR1-1
OAR1-1
USA1-1
FIN0-2

 

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