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Defending champs Walker, Muyres reach semis at Canadian mixed doubles

Defending champions Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres are moving on at the Canadian mixed doubles curling championship. Walker and Muyres downed Bobbi Sauder and Brendan Bottcher 9-3 on Saturday evening in quarter-final action to reach the final four of what started as a 32-team event.

Duo aiming for spot in Sunday's final in Fredericton, N.B.

Defending champions Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres compete at the Canadian mixed doubles curling championships at Willie O'Ree Place in Fredericton, N.B. (Curling Canada)
Defending champions Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres are moving on at the Canadian mixed doubles curling championship.

Walker and Muyres downed Bobbi Sauder and Brendan Bottcher 9-3 on Saturday evening in quarterfinal action to reach the final four of what started as a 32-team event.

Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant downed Jolene Campbell and John Morris 9-1 to earn their spot against the 2018 winners in Sunday morning's semifinals.

The second semifinal will see Kadriana Sahaidak and Colton Lott against Nancy Martin and Tyrell Griffith.

WATCH | Quarter-final action from the Canadian mixed doubles curling championship:

Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championships from Fredericton, NB. 1:52:07

Sahaidak and Lott toppled Dezaray Hawes and Tyler Tardi 7-4, while Martin and Griffith beat Shannon Birchard and Catlin Schneider 7-6 in the other quarterfinal draws.

Both semifinals are Sunday morning, with the championship draw scheduled for the afternoon.

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