B.C. second Ty Griffith avoids contact with a rock while skip Jim Cotter sweeps at the 2012 Tim Hortons Brier this week in Saskatoon.

B.C.’s Cotter rink on a roll at Brier

The Kelowna/Vernon foursome overcomes slow start with 4 straight wins in Saskatoon

  • Mon Mar 5th, 2012 7:00pm
  • Sports

After stumbling out of the gate with two straight losses, B.C.’s Jim Cotter is back in the thick of the battle at the Tim Hortons Brier in Saskatoon.

The Vernon/Kelowna foursome won its fourth straight game at the Canadian men’s curling championship on Tuesday morning with a 7-3 victory over Northern Ontario’s Brad Jacobs.

Leading 4-3 in the eighth, Cotter put the game away with a three-ender.

The B.C. rink, which also features third Kevin Folk, second Tyrel Griffith, and lead Rick Sawatsky was scheduled to play Brad Gushue of Newfoundland/Labarador in Tuesday afternoon’s draw.