They’re down to the quarter-final round at the Stu Sells Toronto Tankard cashspiel in Toronto, and the Brad Gushue rink with PEI’s Adam Casey and Brett Gallant, is not in it. The Newfoundlland and Labrador rink lost their last chance to qualify late last night, losing 3-1 to the Brad Jacobs rink of Sault Ste. Marie, which includes Gushue’s former teammate Ryan Fry at third. The Gushue team lost their B side qualifier 4-3 to Jeff Stoughton of Winnipeg, and their A event qualifier 7-6 to Mike McEwen, also from the ‘Peg..
McEwen, who went 3-0, after winning the A qualifier of the triple knockout event, and getting to spend most of Sunday on the golf course, is now out of the competition, following a 5-3 upset by Joe Frans of Bradford Ont. in the only Sunday night quarter-final. The remaining quarters go at 10:30 Atlantic this morning, with Rob Rumfeldt playing Mark Kean, Jeff Stoughton taking on Guy Hemmings, and Bryan Cochrane facing Jacobs.
The semis are at 2, with the final at 5 Atlantic time.