Words by TSN, Image by Anil Mungal
RAMA, Ont. – Reigning world champion Jeff Stoughton swept up another curling victory, as the Winnipeg native pocketed $14,800 in prize money and secured his spot in Sunday's final of the 2012 TSN Curling Skins Game.
Stoughton moves on to the final after defeating Ontario's Glenn Howard five skins to one in what was a rematch of last year’s Tim Hortons Brier final.
After forcing a carry-over with the hammer in the first end, Stoughton stole the skin in the second end worth $2,000 and never looked back.
Howard managed to pick up one skin early in the game, netting $1,200 with the hammer in the third end.
Stoughton won the skin in the fourth end with a final stone raise double takeout before going on to win the last three skins of the game, including stealing the skin in the seventh end worth $3,000 to secure his decisive victory over the hometown favourite.
Stoughton now faces Alberta's Kevin Koe in the final tomorrow at 1:00 pm ET.
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