Granite clubmates Trevor Loreth and Jason Gunnlaugson have won the B-Side qualifying games to advance to the Saturday evening Page Playoff Championship round at the 2017 Viterra Championship in Portage.
Loreth defeated another Granite foursome skipped by #4 seed William Lyburn, sticking on a last rock hit with the two teams tied 5-5 coming home. Gunnlaugson led 4-2 after four ends and posted a 5-3 win over #3 seed Matt Dunstone (Deer Lodge).
The Page Playoff Championship round begins on the 6PM draw Saturday.
On the top side of the Page Playoff draw, with the winner advancing direct to the final and the loser dropping to the Sunday morning semi-final, #1 seed Reid Carruthers (West St. Paul) will play #2 seed Mike McEwen (Fort Rouge).
On the bottom side of the Page Playoff draw, with the winner advancing to the semi-final and the loser eliminated, Gunnlaugson will play Loreth.