Team Jacobs seeks third win

Skip Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie

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With a record of 2-1, Team Brad Jacobs is slated to return to action on Friday against Team Glenn Howard at the Canadian Open, a Grand Slam of Curling event in North Battleford, Sask.

Start time for the match between the Sault rink and Howard’s foursome from Penetanguishene, Ont., is 7:30 p.m. Sault time.

Team Jacobs, which also features third Ryan Fry, second E.J. Harnden and lead Ryan Harnden, moved into the Friday evening clash following Thursday night’s 7-6 victory over Winnipeg’s Braden Calvert.

The Canadian Open is a six-day, 32-team (16 men’s, 16 women’s) triple-knockout competition.

Teams must win three games before losing three in order to advance into the playoff round.

A win over Team Howard would guarantee the Jacobs rink a berth in the B Event finals.

The goal there would be to advance to the A Event playoffs.

Action continues on Saturday leading up to Sunday’s men’s final, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Sault time.

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