Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Jacobs, Koe on to Champions Cup Playoffs; Epping, Shuster to Meet in Tiebreak

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Jacobs, Koe on to Champions Cup Playoffs; Epping, Shuster to Meet in Tiebreak

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Jacobs, Koe qualify for Champions Cup playoffs

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CALGARY - Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., secured his team's playoff spot at the Champions Cup on Friday with a 5-1 win over Winnipeg's Team Carruthers, skipped by Braeden Moskowy, during the final round-robin draw of the Grand Slam of Curling event.

Jacobs advanced to the quarter-finals with a 3-1 record and will battle Winnipeg's Mike McEwen on Saturday. Moskowy was eliminated from playoff contention with a 1-3 record.

Moskowy, who normally plays third, skipped the squad this week with Reid Carruthers away at the world mixed doubles championship.

Also, Calgary's Kevin Koe (3-1) qualified for the playoffs with a 7-3 victory in just five ends over Sweden's Niklas Edin.

Koe will take on former teammate John Morris (3-1) of Vernon, B.C., in the quarter-finals. …

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