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Carruthers, Gunnlaugson advance to Championship round

09.02.2019 11:57
By: Matthew Higgs

Bohr and Sigurdson eliminated


Virden, MB (CKLQ) - The two favourites of the 2019 Viterra Championship will be in their usual spots on Saturday evening.

Reid Carruthers and Jason Gunnlaugson both won their qualifier draws to advance to the 1 v 1 page playoff on Saturday night.

Carruthers had an easier time with a dominating 7-0 win over Corey Chambers in only five ends, while Gunnlaugson defeated Braden Calvert 8-5.

Calvert and chambers will both keep on playing with qualifying draws against Tanner Lott and William Lyburn respectively.

They both won their opportunity to play again after winning against Steen Sigurdson (10-2, 5 ends) and David Bohn.

Lyburn vs. Chambers and Lott vs. Calvert will go at 2:00 p.m., with the winners playing at 6:00 p.m.