LIVERPOOL, N.S. — Canadian skip Selena Sturmay bounced back against the United States to split her first two draws at the 2019 world junior curling championship.

Sturmay scored a single in the 10th end to defeat the Americans 7-6 on Sunday after opening the tournament earlier in the day with a 6-5 loss against Scotland.

Meanwhile, defending champion Tyler Tardi of Canada picked up his first victory on the men's side by defeating Norway 6-4.

The Canadian men's rink opened the event with an 8-7 loss against the U.S. on Saturday.

Play continues on Monday. Sturmay faces Japan while Tardi plays Switzerland.

The semifinals go Friday, with the championship draw set for Saturday.