Northern Ontario skip Brad Jacobs yells during curling action at the Brier in Calgary, Sunday, March 1, 2015.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
CALGARY – Northern Ontario’s Brad Jacobs remains unbeaten after six games to top the standings at the Canadian men’s curling championship.
The reigning Olympic champions hammered Prince Edward Island’s Adam Casey 11-1 in the Tuesday afternoon draw.
Saskatchewan’s Steve Laycock is alone in second place at 4-1. Brad Gushue of Newfoundland and Labrador is next at 4-2 after a 10-2 rout of New Brunswick’s Jeremy Mallais.
Team Canada’s John Morris doubled Jamie Koe of Northwest Territories 6-3 and Quebec’s Jean-Michel Menard defeated B.C.’s Jim Cotter 8-6.
Alberta’s Kevin Koe and Manitoba’s Reid Carruthers are both 3-2 with games to play in the evening. Quebec, Team Canada and B.C. are tied at 3-3.
Ontario’s Mark Kean is 2-3, while P.E.I. drops to 2-4. New Brunswick is 1-5 and the Northwest Territories is winless after six games.
The top four teams at the conclusion of the round robin Friday qualify for playoffs.