Kelowna-Vernon rink into provincial final

Morris and his Kelowna-Vernon rink earned an 11-6 win over Team Joanisse the page 1 vs 2 playoffs gave them a bye to Sunday's final

The John Morris rink with Kelowna and Vernon curlers is into the BC curling finals this afternoon.

The John Morris rink with Kelowna and Vernon curlers is into the BC curling finals this afternoon.

Team Morris are only one win away from a trip to the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier.

Morris and his Kelowna-Vernon rink earned an 11-6 win over Team Joanisse the page 1 vs 2 playoffs gave them a bye to Sunday’s final at the 2017 belairdirect BC Men’s Curling Championship in Abbotsford.

Meanwhile, Victoria’s Team Jackson advanced past Team McArdle in the page 3 vs 4 playoffs. A total of four steals helped them on the way to a 6-3 decision – sending them to the semis against Team Joanisse.

Team Morris, with six-time BC champion Jim Cotter from Vernon throwing last rocks and John Morris from Alberta calling the shots, also includes Kelowna’s Tyrel Griffith (four-time BC Men’s champion) and Rick Sawatsky (six-time BC Men’s champion), also from Kelowna.

The final takes place at 4 p.m. this afternoon.

Curling fans are welcome to watch the action at the club. The games are also televised on Shaw TV and YouTube. Visit https://www.curlbc.ca/communications/tv-schedules/ for more information.

Visit http://belairdirectmens2017.curlbc.ca/teams/ for a complete team roster, including home towns of all the curlers.

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