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Bemidji curlers Alex Fenson, Mark Fenner in National title game

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WAYLAND, Mass. – The Korey Dropkin rink of Massachusetts is one victory away from winning the USA National Junior Men’s Curling Championship and representing the United States at the Junior Worlds in Russia.

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Dropkin finished 8-1 in the round-robin to earn the top seed in the Page playoffs and the rink continued its success Friday, stopping Scott Dunnam of Pennsylvania 7-2 in the 1 vs. 2 playoff opener.

That win vaulted the rink, which features Bemidji curlers Mark Fenner and Alex Fenson, into today’s 12:30 p.m. playoff final.

In Friday’s other playoff battle Jake Vukich of Washington eliminated Tony Wright of Minnesota 10-4. In today’s early playoff match Dunnam will square off against Vukich and that winner will face Dropkin for the title.

USA Junior Men’s Championship

Friday’s Page Playoff Results

Dropkin (No. 1 seed) def. Dunnam (No. 2) 7-2 (Dropkin advances to final)

Vukich (No. 3) def. Wright (No. 4) 10-4 (Wright eliminated)

Today’s Games

Semifinal – Dunnam vs. Vukich, 8 a.m. (loser eliminated)

Championship – Dropkin vs. Dunnam-Vukich winner, 12:30 p.m.

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