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Brad Jacobs sits atop standings at Canada Cup with 4-0 record

Skip Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie Ont. shouts to his sweepers during his win over Brad Gushue of St.John's N.L. at the Canada Cup in Estevan, Sask. on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Michael Burns *MANDATORY CREDIT*
December 06, 2018 - 8:30 PM

ESTEVAN, Sask. - Defending men's champion Reid Carruthers of Winnipeg has yet to earn his first win through six draws at the Canada Cup.

Carruthers was toppled by Kevin Koe 4-2 in Thursday's evening draw to fall to 0-4, while the Calgary skip improved his record to 3-1 with the victory.

Edmonton's Brendan Bottcher downed Matthew Dunstone 8-6 in the other men's late draw to keep pace with Koe at 3-1. Regina's Dunstone sits at the bottom of the standings with Carruthers at 0-4.

Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., leads the men's side with a 4-0 record in round-robin play.

There's a three-way tie atop the women's standings after Winnipeg's Jennifer Jones, Casey Scheidegger of Lethbridge, Atla., and Winnipeg's Kerri Einarson earned evening draw victories to move to 3-1.

Jones beat Ottawa's Rachel Homan (2-2) 9-5, Scheidegger defeated Winnipeg's Allison Flaxey (1-3) 12-2 while Einarson got past Winnipeg's Darcy Robertson (1-3) 8-7.

Round-robin play continues on Friday.

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