Vernon’s Jim Cotter lost 8-6 to Jean-Michel Ménard of Etchemin, Que. Tuesday afternoon in the Tim Hortons Brier at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.
Cotter’s B.C. rink – including Ryan Kuhn, Tyrel Griffith and Rick Sawatsky – fell to 3-3 with the loss while Quebec improved to 3-3. Menard counted four in the ninth end.
Cotter faces his former teammate Johnny Morris and Team Canada (3-3) in Wednesday morning action.