Brad Gushue fell to Reid Carruthers at the Pinty’s Grand Slam Curling Tour which started in Paradise on Tuesday night.
Carruthers stole single points in the seventh and eighth ends for a 5-3 win over Gushue.
In a battle of the Newfoundland teams in Tier 2 at the Curling event in Paradise. Colin Thomas defeated Andrew Symonds 8-2. Thomas put this one away early with two in the first, added a single in the second and three in the third.