Chester junior women's curling team faces U.S. in world playoffs

A junior women's curling team from Chester is sliding into the world championships in a very good position.

The team faces off against the U.S. on Saturday afternoon in Denmark

Nova Scotia skip Mary Fay (left) with team members Kristin Clarke, Karlee Burgess, lead Janique LeBlanc and coach Andrew Atherton celebrate at the Canadian Junior Curling Championship. (Submitted by Michael Burns/Curling Canada)

A junior women's curling team from Chester is sliding into the world championships in a very good position. 

"We're currently 9-0 for the round robins, so it's great to be going into playoffs undefeated," said 17-year-old skip Mary Fay. 

Fay said there's still a long way to go, and a couple of tough games ahead. 

The team is playing the U.S. on Saturday. 

If the team wins, it will go straight to finals. If not, semifinals. 

For Fay, it took a lot of dedication to get to Denmark

"I started when I was eight years old and its just been years and years of practice and hard work that's got us here and this year's been a solid year. So I think all of that combined has got us to where we are today." 

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