Tiebreakers required for Saturday’s action at KIOTI Tractors Champions Cup



The round robin of the KIOTI Tractors Champions Cup came to an end on Friday.

Before the quarterfinals get underway at 4:00 on Saturday afternoon, there will be a tie-breaker draw at 12:00 to determine the final entrants into the playoffs.

Each division will have a pair of tiebreakers.

On the Men’s side Dropkin team will face Shuster rink in one tie-breaker, while the other matchup will see Reid Carruthers take on Ross Whyte.

On the Women’s side, Jennifer Jones will meet Clancy Grandy in one tie-breaker matchup, the other tie-breaker will see the Hasselborg rink square off with the Gim team.

The winners of the tiebreakers on the Men’s side will advance to the quarterfinals, the Brad Gushue and Niklas Edin rinks awaits those winners.

Matt Dunstone and Brendan Bottcher have both advanced to the semi-finals and both rinks will face the winners of the quarterfinal matchups in the semifinals on Saturday.

Both Rachel Homan and Satsuki Fujisawa have advanced to the quarterfinals on Saturday and will face the winners of the tiebreakers.

Waiting in the semi-finals are the Tabitha Peterson and Kerri Einarson rinks.

The finals are set for Sunday, with the Men’s at 11, and the Women’s at 3.

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