Cotter, Dunstone suffer defeat on Saturday at Brier

The Kamloops representatives at the Brier did not fare well on Saturday in the Calgary curling bubble.

Team Saskatchewan, which includes skip Matt Dunstone, a Kamloops resident, fell 6-3 to Ontario (1-1).

Dunstone curled at 78 per cent in the loss, which dropped Saskatchewan to 1-1 on the tournament.

Saskatchewan has one game on Sunday, a 7:30 a.m. start against Newfoundland and Labrador (Greg Smith, 0-2).

Team B.C., which includes fourth Jim Cotter, a Kamloops product, saw its first action on Saturday, losing 7-5 to New Brunswick (2-0).

Cotter curled at 65 per cent.

B.C. (Steve Laycock) and Wild Card No. 1 (1-1, Mike McEwen) are scheduled to play on Sunday, a 12:30 p.m. start.

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