ABERDEEN, Scotland – Canadian skip Tyler Tardi is 2-1 at the world junior curling championship after falling 6-5 to Scotland on Sunday.
Canada led by one going into the final end, but Scotland's Ross Whyte scored a deuce for the win and a 3-0 record to sit atop the standings.
Tardi and his rink from Langley, B.C. - including third Sterling Middleton, second Jordan Tardi, lead Zachary Curtis and alternate Jacques Gauthier - began Sunday with a 7-3 win over Sweden after downing Switzerland by the same score in their tournament opener.
Tardi's next draw is Monday against American Andrew Stopera (3-0).
Canada's Kaitlyn Jones also has a 2-1 record on the women's side after suffering her first loss on Sunday.
Her Halifax rink of third Kristin Clarke, second Karlee Burgess, lead Lindsey Burgess and alternate Lauren Lenentine, a New Dominion native, were defeated by Scotland's Rebecca Morrison 8-4 after opening with wins on Saturday against China and Turkey.
Jones next draw in Monday against Madison Bear of the United States (2-1).
The tournament semifinals for both sides goes Friday, with medal games scheduled for Saturday.