Men's playoffs set at Canadian curling trials; Martin, Morris through
(L to R) Skip John Morris, second Tyrel Griffith and lead Rick Sawatsky wait for Kevin Martin and his team to take their shot in draw 14 at the 2013 Roar Of The Rings championship in Winnipeg, Friday, December 6, 2013. (John Woods / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Published Friday, December 6, 2013 2:48PM EST
WINNIPEG -- Kevin Martin and John Morris won't have to wait long to renew acquaintances.
The former teammates will meet in tomorrow's men's semifinal as round-robin action wrapped up at the Canadian Olympic curling trials.
Martin defeated Morris 7-6 in an extra end to clinch second in the men's standings.
But Morris also advanced after Kevin Koe beat Mike McEwen 5-4, guaranteeing Morris a third-place finish.
The winner of tomorrow's semifinal will meet Brad Jacobs in Sunday's final with an Olympic berth on the line.
In women's action, Chelsea Carey faces Sherry Middaugh in a tiebreaker, with the winner taking on Rachel Homan in tonight's semifinal.