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Joanisse, Jackson secure final two spots in 2016 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championship Page Playoff

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
February 13th, 2016

The Final Four at the 2016 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championship is now complete after Dean Joanisse of New Westminster and Glen Jackson of Victoria secured the final two berths Friday night in C event action at the Nelson Curling Club.

Joanisse scored a pair in the tenth end to edge Neil Dangerfield of Victoria 5-4 while Jackson had an easier time, outlasting Victoria’s Jason Montgomery 7-4.

The two rinks now meet in the Page Playoff 3-4 contest Saturday night at 7 p.m. at the Nelson Curling Club.

Earlier in the day, at 2 p.m., the top two seeds square off as Vernon’s Jim Cotter plays Sean Geall of New Westminster in the Page Playoff 1-2 contest.

Cotter advanced as the top seed in the Page Playoff after capturing the A event Thursday with a 5-4 win over Michael Johnson of the Royal City Curling  Club.

Geall earned the B event crown Friday afternoon by defeating Jackson 5-1.

The loser of the Page Playoff 1-2 contest has a second chance at the Final as the rink meets the winner of the Page Playoff 3-4 game Sunday morning at 11 a.m.

The Page Playoff 1-2 winner advances directly into Sunday’s 4 p.m. Final.

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