Local sports Aug 7: Thorold Elite track: Niagara JUEL and JUEL Prep tryouts; Lucas Badhi update; Beechwood golf
Niagara Falls boxer Lucas Bahdi is now 3-0 File photo by Virgil Barrow.
THOROLD ELITE TRACK RESULTS
Thorold Elite Track Club member Carson Gauthier won five gold medals in the under-14 division at the Athletics Ontario track and field championships.
Carson won gold in the long jump (5.20 metres), javelin (44.67 metres), shot put (11.51 metres) and discus (37.71 metres) and then teamed with Tyrese Gibson, Kaleb Kennedy and Malachi Campbell to win gold in the 100-metre relay.
The Thorold club won 16 medals and was the under-14 division champion.
Competing in the under-14 division, Kaleb Kennedy won gold in high jump (1.57 metres) and silver in javelin.
Ava Neumann captured gold in the under-14 girls high jump with a leap of 1.5 metres.
Mason Petrucci took gold in the under-16 Boys 1500-metre steeplechase in a time of 4:50.
Nathaniel Dery took gold in the under-16 boys javelin with a toss of 52.06 m.
Competing in the under-14 division, Tyrese Gibson took silver in long jump and bronze in the 300 metres and 80 metres.
Noah Dommasch finished second in the under-18 boys high jump.
Daniel Swayze won bronze in the under-16 boys high jump and Cassie Orr took home bronze in the under-14 girls javelin.
NIAGARA JUEL/JUEL PREP UPDATES
Entering its 10th season, the Niagara Juel franchise has been taken over by the Pelham Panthers Basketball Association.
Don Larman, a former Juel prep coach and a Juel board member, will oversee all operations of the Juel program. Frank Keltos will be returning as the head coach for the Juel team and Sue Sentance is back as head coach for Juel Prep.
All inquiries and questions can be directed to Don Larman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Juel and Juel Prep players are invited to an open gym time Aug. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Pelham Community Centre. The coaching staffs of both teams will be on hand to answer questions.
Juel tryouts will be held Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 7:30 to 9 p.m., which includes a parent information meeting at 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 31 from 12:30 to 2 p.m.; and, Saturday, Sept. 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Juel Prep tryouts will be held: Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m, which includes a parent information meeting at 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 31 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and, Saturday, Sept. 7 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
All tryouts will be held at the Pelham community centre.
All players must register online at pelhambasketball.ca. There is a one-time tryout fee of $25 to be paid at the first tryout.
All questions can be sent to email@example.com.
BADHI IMPROVES TO 3-0
Niagara Falls boxer Lucas Badhi improved his pro record to 3-0 with a knockout against Luis Yan Revilla in Mexico.
His next fight will be Sept. 7 at the Hamilton Convention Centre.
Club championship winners
Darryl McNamara, men’s open.
Bill Urquhart, senior men’s.
Jimmy Butler, super senior men’s.
Brad Augustine, B flight men’s.
John Kenny, C flight men’s.
John Bennoch, D flight men’s.
Cheri Race, Open/senior ladies.
Sharon MacDonnell, C flight ladies.
Suzanne Meginnis, silver flight ladies.
Owen Sartor, junior boys.
Lucas Sartor, bantam boys.
Xzarah Ali-Bission, junior girls.
League draw winners: Linda Howe, Terry Bartol, Jenny Wensink.
Competition winners: Longest putt holed: # 4 Kim Cowan, # 7 Connie Mack.
Tuesday Ladies Points Leaders
Connie Mack 36; Sue Buchan 35; Debby Dyck 34; Kim Kanwisher 34; Jen Norquay 34; Cindy Dickson 33; Kim Cowan 33.
League draw winners: Janet Burt, Debbie Shugan-Krahn, Lynne Karagias, Jennie Stevens.
Competition winners: Longest putt holed: Sharon Gilpin # 4, Pam Dobos # 7.
Wednesday Ladies Points Leaders
Shirley Bartolini 31; Jackie Fitzgerald 30; Kelly Riley 30; Bonnie Copeland 29; Janice Kroetsch 28; Liz Seeley 28; Janie Griffiths 27; Sally MacEachern 27.
Thursday Stag-League Draw Winners
Closest to hole: #2 Dan MacDonnell, # 11 Dwayne Smith # 11.
Individual points leaders: Ron Civak 15, Rob Maxwell 15, Dave Thomson 15, Terry Cooke 14, AJ Heafey 14, Casey Jarzabek 14, Dan MacDonnell 14, Ken Snell 14, Ed Stangret 14, Rick Wezden 14.
Friday-Ben’s Bright Spot Boys: Ryder Cup Format
Team Ange 8.5 points defeated Team Blu 5.5 points.