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B.C. leads the pack at 2014 Brier

Skip John Morris calls on sweepers Ty Griffith (right) and Rick Sawatsky during Wednesday
Skip John Morris calls on sweepers Ty Griffith (right) and Rick Sawatsky during Wednesday's action at the Brier in Kamloops.
— image credit: Michael Burns/CCA

B.C. is finding home ice very much to its liking at the 2014 Brier in Kamloops.

The Vernon/Kelowna foursome, featuring John Morris, Jim Cotter, Tyrel Griffith and Rick Sawatsky, posted two more wins Wednesday to move into sole possession of top spot at 8-1 and clinched a playoff spot in the process.

The B.C. champs defeated Newfoundland's Brad Gushue 5-3 in the morning draw, then downed Ontario's Greg Balsdon 8-3 in the afternoon.

On Thursday, the Morris/Cotter crew will wrap up the round robin with games against Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

The Page playoffs begin on Friday, with the final set for Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Pacific time.

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