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Wednesday, March 9, 2016


In afternoon play Tuesday at the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier in Ottawa, Saskatchewan's Steve Laycock held off PEI's Adam Casey 8-5, Brad Gushue of Newfoundland and Labrador topped Alberta's Kevin Koe 4-3 and Team Canada's Pat Simmons doubled B.C.'s Jim Cotter 8-4.

Koe's brother Jamie and his Northwest Territories teammates recorded their first win with an 8-5 victory over Ontario's Glenn Howard.

In the evening, Manitoba's Mike McEwen beat Simmons 6-4, New Brunswick's Mike Kennedy edged Laycock 7-6 and Quebec's Jean-Michel Menard defeated Howard 9-5.

Jacobs led the standings at 6-0 after 10 draws and Gushue was in second place at 5-1. McEwen was alone in third place at 4-2.

Simmons and Kevin Koe were next at 4-3. They were followed by Menard at 3-3 and Howard and Laycock at 3-4.

Round-robin play continues through Friday and the medal games are scheduled for Sunday. The Brier champion will represent Canada at the world men's curling championship next month in Basel, Switzerland.