(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A packed house once again at the Pinty’s GSOC. The final men’s round robin games featured some of the best in the sport. Gushue, Koe and Jacobs all featured on the Friday night draw.
But to open up the festivities the crowd recognized some of the amazing World Champions we have here locally in Thunder Bay. Team Hackner and Team Houston waved while receiving standing ovations from the hometown.
Team Jacobs played against Team Koe in the Sportsnet feature game of draw. After an even game and a lot of clean ends Koe stole one in 7 to go up 2 heading into 8. Team Koe held onto the lead and finished round robin at 2-2 while Jacobs finished at 3-1.
Gushue held off Scotland’s Team Patterson to end his round robin in fine form heading into the playoff action.
Men’s tiebreaker game begins tomorrow morning followed by Women’s Quarterfinals at 12:00 pm and Men’s Quarters at 4:00 pm. Follow the action on Sportsnet or come on out to the Thunder Bay Tournament Center.