Team Canada sweepers

Team Canada sweepers

Team Canada rink among leaders in Victoria

The 2013 Ford World Men's Curling Championships head toward the finish line

Despite splitting their two games Wednesday, Brad Jacobs’ Team Canada rink remains among the leaders at the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championships at Victoria’s Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre.

Jacobs scored an 8-5 win over Russia yesterday afternoon with a steal of one in the 10th end to move to 7-2 atop the round robin standings, tied with Scotland.

Scotland leapfrogged over Canada this morning and clinched a berth in the first vs. second Page playoff game with a slim 8-7 win over Sweden. The host country takes on Denmark (6-4) in the 2 p.m. draw today, while Scotland plays last-place Finland (1-8).

Tiebreaker draws are scheduled to start at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, followed by playoff matchups at 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday. Semifinal matches go at 4 p.m. Saturday.

Sunday’s action sees the bronze medal game at 11 a.m. and the gold medal final at 4 p.m. Visit curling.ca/scoreboard for up-to-date results.

For tickets, go to http://bit.ly/16txB5J or visit the arena box office.