Quebec's Menard upsets Stoughton, Manitoba at Brier

The Canadian Press
3/4/2014 4:33:01 PM
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KAMLOOPS, B.C. -- Quebec's Jean-Michel Menard beat Manitoba's Jeff Stoughton 9-7 in an extra end Tuesday at the Tim Hortons Brier.

Stoughton missed a tapback to give Menard a steal of two and the win in early action at the Interior Savings Centre.

B.C.'s John Morris moved into sole possession of first place at 5-1 after a 7-2 win over Jamie Koe of the Northwest Territories/Yukon.

Saskatchewan's Steve Laycock edged Brad Gushue of Newfoundland and Labrador 7-6 to move into a tie for second place with Alberta's Kevin Koe (4-1), who had the morning session off.

Stoughton fell into fourth place at 4-2 after eight draws.

Ontario's Greg Balsdon (3-2) earned an 8-5 win over Northern Ontario's Jeff Currie (2-4) in the other early game. Two more draws were scheduled for later in the day.

Menard and Stoughton (Photo: The Canadian Press)


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