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Gallant, Peterman in mixed doubles final four

Brett Gallant throws a rock Friday during the playoffs at the world mixed doubles curling championship in Norway. Tom Rowland/World Curling Federation
Brett Gallant throws a rock Friday during the playoffs at the world mixed doubles curling championship in Norway. Tom Rowland/World Curling Federation - Contributed
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. —

Charlottetown’s Brett Gallant and Winnipeg’s Jocelyn Peterman will play the United States in the semifinal today at the world mixed doubles curling championship in Norway.

Brett Gallant and Jocelyn Peterman are representing Canada at the world mixed doubles curling championship in Norway. Alina Pavlyuchik/World Curling Federation
Brett Gallant and Jocelyn Peterman are representing Canada at the world mixed doubles curling championship in Norway. Alina Pavlyuchik/World Curling Federation

The game is set for 4 a.m. Atlantic with the gold-medal game going at 11 a.m. Sweden and Australia are playing in the other semifinal.

The Canadian champs defeated Finland 7-2 in Friday’s first playoff game and then Russia 7-3 in the quarter-final.

Canada opened the scoring against Finland with a deuce in the first. Finland scored singles in the next two ends before Canada responded with singles in the fourth and fifth, a deuce in the sixth before ending the contest with a steal of one in the seventh.

In the quarter-final, Russia scored singles in the first two ends before Canada responded with one in the third and deuces in the fourth and fifth ends to take a 5-2 lead. The teams traded singles the next two ends before Canada stole one in the eighth end.

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