Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - Team Manitoba needed a win to stay in the hunt for a playoff spot at the Brier. And they pulled it out.
The Mike McEwen rink beat P.E.I. 7-6 in the last round of play for the A Pool this afternoon.
With the win, Manitoba moves into the championship round, from which the four playoff teams will emerge.
In other afternoon draw action:
Brad Jacob's Northern Ontario rink beat Yukon 10-5 to go undefeated (7-0) in the A Pool
Brendan Bottcher's Team Wild card downed Saskatchewan 8-2 to move to 6-1. Saskatchewan makes it to the Championship round at 4-3.
Quebec downed Newfoundland - Labrador 14-4 in eight ends.
The B Pool plays it's final round tonight at 7.