Yuta Matsumura shoots a stone during the 2019 Humpty's Champions Cup in Saskatoon. (Anil Mungal)

Matsumura, Jiang win Hokkaido Bank Classic

August 4, 2019, 7:21 PM

Japan’s Team Yuta Matsumura was victorious on home ice at the Hokkaido Bank Curling Classic.

Matsumura, the reigning Pacific-Asia champion, defeated Team Scott McDonald of Kingston, Ont., 7-2 in the men’s final Sunday.

Saskatoon’s Team Kirk Muyres topped Team SooHyuk Kim of South Korea 7-3 in the bronze-medal match.

Meanwhile, China’s Team Yilun Jiang beat Japan’s Team Satsuki Fujisawa 7-2 in the women’s final while China’s Team Jie Mei clipped Team Tracy Fleury of East St. Paul, Man., 7-5.