LIVE BLOG: Team Jacobs vs. Team China Semi-Final (Final Update)Wednesday, February 19, 2014 by: Brad Coccimiglio
Can't watch Brad Jacobs in action this morning against Team China at the Olympics?
SooToday.com has you covered as we live blog this morning's match between China's Rui Liu and Sault Ste. Marie's own Team Jacobs.
For a recap of Jacobs opening day win over Germany, click here. For a recap of their day one loss to Switzerland, click here. For a recap of their day two loss to Sweden, click here. To read about their day three win over Russia, click here. Click here for a recap of Thursday's win over Denmark and here for a recap of Friday's win over Norway. For a recap of Saturday's win over Great Britain, click here. To read about their win over Team USA, click here. To read about Team Jacobs round robin finale against China, click here.
12:34 p.m. Update
Liu is run out of rocks and Jacobs is off to the final with a 10-6 win.
12:27 p.m. Update
Jacobs goes up 10-6 after a takeout leaves Canada lying three. Tenth end upcoming with a berth in the gold medal game looming
12:14 p.m. Update
Liu takes out the lone Canadian stone in the house to score a pair, cutting the Canadian lead to 7-6 into the ninth end
11:58 a.m. Update
Jacobs draws for three to take a 7-4 lead. Eighth end upcoming
11:40 a.m. Update
Liu takes out a Canadian stone to score a pair and tie things up at four heading into the seventh end
11:23 a.m. Update
Already with shot stone, Jacobs looks to try to open up the lead further by taking out another Chinese stone but can't. Still scores one to take a 4-2 lead into the sixth end
11:07 a.m. Update
A measurement after Liu's final stone leads to China scorring one. Liu's final stone knocks a Jacobs rock closer to the button, needing the measurement to make the call. Jacobs holds a 3-2 lead into the fifth end with the hammer.
10:50 a.m. Update
Facing a possible steal of one, Jacobs turns it into a pair to go up 3-1, taking out the Chinese stone to lie two
10:31 a.m. Update
Facing a Jacobs rock, Liu draws for one to tie the game up at one through two ends
10:18 a.m. Update
Jacobs draws for one to take a 1-0 lead through one end
10:05 a.m. Update
Jacobs with the happer as things get underway with the first end in Sochi between Jacobs' Canadian rink and China's Rui Liu