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final, the goal for Team Brad Jacobs hasn’t changed.
“We want to play one game at a time, said Jacobs, whose rink takes a perfect 4 0 record into Friday’s action in the eight team, five day, round robin competition.
“This event is such a grind, Jacobs said of a schedule that has teams playing seven round robin games over three full days and the morning of a fourth day. time we step onto the ice we’re playing to win. Harnden and lead Ryan Harnden, are determined not to think ahead to either the semifinal or final in Little Current, Ont.
Sunday’s champion represents Northern Ontario at the Tim Hortons Brier, scheduled for March 3 11 in Regina.
On Thursday, Team Jacobs opened up by stopping North Bay’s Matt Dumontelle 7 3.
Jacobs spoke of how his team got off to a slow start, we bounced back nicely. Overall,
we played well.
“We got a good break in the fifth when they missed a shot for one and gave us a steal of two instead, Jacobs said. gave us total control of the game.
In the evening draw, the Jacobs rink defeated Sudbury’s Jordan Chandler 7 6, breaking a 6 6 tie with one in the 10th end.
Trailing 6 4, Chandler scored two in the ninth to tie the contest coming home.
Meantime, the Sault rink skipped by Charlie Robert takes an 0 4 mark into Friday’s action.
On Thursday, the Robert rink began play by dropping a 9 3 decision to Horgan.
The game was a lot closer than the final score indicated, Robert said.
“We actually played well and controlled the first couple of ends, the skip said.
The Sault team led 2 0 after three ends, but got a couple of bad breaks in the fourth, Robert added. jammed on a double peel and I narrowly missed a thin double with my last shot by half an inch.
The Sudbury rink then stole two in the fifth end and one more in the sixth for a 6 2 lead.
“We’re disappointed, Robert said following his team’s third straight loss. we knew we were facing three top teams right off the bat.