Shuster Rink Beats Germany, Falls to Russia

By KBJR News 1

Shuster Rink Beats Germany, Falls to Russia

February 14, 2014 Updated Feb 14, 2014 at 6:18 PM CDT

Sochi, Russia (NNCNOW.com) --- Chisholm, Minn. native John Shuster and the U.S. men's curling team beat Germany Friday morning before falling to Russia on Friday afternoon in round-robin play at the 2014 Sochi Games.

The Americans ousted the Germans 8-5 to improve to (2-3) in round-robin play and keep their chances of advances to the medal round alive.

Shuster finished with an 89 percent accuracy rate and the U.S. jumped out to a 4-1 lead before hanging on down the stretch.

Later in the day, Shuster had a chance to win it on the tenth end but just missed as his team fell 7-6 to the host nation.

The Americans, who are now in a three-way tie for sixth place, will have Saturday off before they play again on Sunday against Sweden.

Posted by Sarah Wheeler
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