Saskatchewan and Ontario head to gold medal game in men’s curling

Halifax, NS – Saskatchewan secured their spot in the gold medal game with a win over Manitoba in the first of two semi-finals at the Mayflower Curling Club.

Saskatchewan and Manitoba kept the game very close for the first 3 ends, they were exchanging ones and the score was 2-1 after 3 ends. Saskatchewan widened their lead by 7 with steal of 3 in the 4th end and then score another 4 points in the 6th to take the score to 9-2.  With the 7 point deficit Manitoba decided to call it a game after 6 ends.

In the 2nd semi final game, Ontario played New Brunswick.  Ontario scored a couple of duces to New Brunswick singles.  The score was 4-2 for Ontario heading into the 8th end.  New Brunswick was in a tough situation, they need to steal 2 points just to force an extra.  Ontario control the end and had an open hit on the last rock for the win.

Ontario and Saskatchewan will play in the gold medal game at 7:30 p.m. this evening and New Brunswick and Manitoba play in the bronze medal game at 2:30 p.m.

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