March 9 local sports: OFSAA wrestling and hoops; JUEL and JUEL prep basketball; MLS Cup coming to Brock; Fairview bowling
Leela Benjamin from Denis Morris, shown in this file shot, won a bronze medal at the OFSAA wrestling championships in Windsor.
Five Niagara athletes won medals at this week’s Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations wrestling championships in Windsor.
Gold medals were won by Beamsville’s Samantha Adams (54 kilograms) and Jessica Tillmans (61 kilograms) while bronze medals were taken home by Blessed Trinity’s Rebecca Hendriks (67.5 kilograms), Denis Morris’ Leela Benjamin (115 kilograms) and Thorold’s Jeremy Badgley (130 kilograms).
Other top six results were turned in by: Laura Secord’s Aiden Gowans, fourth at 38 kilograms; Centennial’s Katelyn Romano, fifth at 38 kilograms; Denis Morris’ Mikayla Custers, fifth at 67.5 kilograms; Sir Winston Churchill’s Madeleine Leung, fifth at 77 kilograms; Beamsville’s Reet Chahil, fifth at 47.5 kilograms; Governor Simcoe’s Mia Friesen, sixth at 61 kilograms; and, E.L. Crossley’s Aman Chera, sixth at 47.5 kilograms.
IRISH 1-2 AT AAA OFSAA
The Southern Ontario Secondary Schools Association champion Notre Dame Fighting Irish went 1-2 at the OFSAA AAA boys basketball championships in Windsor.
Notre Dame lost 93-47 to Saint Michael, beat Quinte 71-46 and lost 80-49 to St. Francis Xavier.
St. Francis Xavier went on to win the silver medal and Saint Michael placed fourth.
NIAGARA JUEL SPLITS PAIR OF GAMES
The Niagara JUEL girls basketball team sits in seventh place in its 14-team league after splitting a pair of recent games.
Niagara’s record is 6-5 following a 67-57 victory over the Lady Soldiers (5-3) and an 80-53 loss to the Advantage Titans (9-3).
Against the Lady Soldiers, Niagara built quarter leads of 9-3, 32-20 and 52-37.
Top performers for Niagara were: Tatyanna Burke, 13 points and 12 rebounds; Julia Colavecchia, 12 points, four rebounds and four assists; Kaley DeMont, 13 points; Beth Howlett, 11 points; Elle Cooney, seven points, four rebounds and four assists; and, Destiny Paquin, six points.
Versus the Advantage Titans, Niagara trailed 51-46 heading into the fourth quarter before getting outscored 29-7 in the final frame.
Playing well for Niagara were: DeMont, 12 points; Cooney, 11 points and four rebounds; Howlett, nine points and three assists; Burke, seven points and five rebounds; Viktoria Cubelic, four points and eight rebounds; and, Colavecchia, four points and six rebounds.
JUEL PREP GOES 3-0
The Niagara JUEL Prep girls basketball travelled to Brampton for its third league weekend and came away with a 3-0 record.
Niagara opened with a 69-40 win against the Ottawa Nationals led by Madison O’Brien with 19 points and Sydney Grummett with eight points and seven rebounds. Rounding out the scoring were Olivia Krieger (6), Maddie Caughill (6), Molly Taylor (6), Ally Addie (6), Josee Severin (5), Tess Puchalski (4), Emily Campbell (4), Eliana Mariella (3) and Ally Thornton (2). Addy had seven steals to lead the team followed by O’Brien with four and Mariella, Grummett and Puchalski with three.
In its second game against Kingston Impact, Niagara Juel Prep came out on top 52-45 in a complete team effort. Leading the way for Niagara was Taylor with 23 points, nine rebounds, two steals and four assists. O’Brien rounded out the scoring with seven points and four assists. Another great team effort on the boards with the team grabbing 25 defensive rebounds and 17 offensive rebounds. Ally Sentance led the defensive charge with six steals with Grummett and Addy nabbing four each. Niagara had 16 assists in another strong team effort.
In its third game of the weekend, Niagara defeated the Advantage Titans from Ajax 82-42 victory. Addy led the way with a 9-12 shooting performance for 25 points with seven from beyond the three-point arc. Sentance had another strong performance with 14 points and nine steals. Taylor and Caughill chipped in with 10 points each. Sydney Grummett led the way in the assist department with five followed by PuchalskI and Sentance with four.
Following the upcoming March Break, Brock University will be hosting JUEL and JUEL Prep games on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25 at the Bob Davis gym and Sir Winston Churchill. Game times and locations can be found at www.juel.ca.
MLS CUP COMING TO BROCK
The Toronto FC is bringing the MLS Cup it won in December to Brock University Monday.
A free community open house will be held in the Ian Beddis Gymnasium from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Fans can take their picture with the trophy and meet team executives. The team will raffle off a jersey and tickets to a game and kids who attend the event wearing their local soccer club jerseys will get an extra raffle ticket.
The day includes an executive panel from 1 to 2 p.m. in Thistle 325, where guests can hear a behind-the-scenes account of working for the championship team from Toronto FC employees, which includes Bachelor of Sport Management alumnus from Brock. The panel discussion is part of the Department of Sport Management’s annual Alumni Day event and is open to everyone.
Following are recent top tenpin and fivepin bowling scores, as submitted by the lanes and league secretaries:
Tuesday Morning Mixed: Harley Smith 687, John Osborne 646, Gord McCormack 615, Janny Haverkamp 494, Rosemarie Simpell 483, Pat Weir 479.
Tuesday Afternoon Ladies: Sharon Walsh 523, Colleen Wiley 502, Maria Freeman 490.
Tuesday Night Men: Jordan Klassen 719, Cody Rosa 680, Ryan Burger 678, Greg Panas 666.
Wednesday Morning Ladies: Gloria Donald 483, Sarah DePenning 467, Sandra Plumb 463.
Wednesday Night Ladies: Janice Osowiec 560, Muriel Tanner 513, Cheryl Matheson 504.
Club Heidelberg: Ina Kuebeck 453, Karla Gilmore 447, Jennifer Scholl 433.
Thursday Prime Timers: Mike Johnson 729, Harley Smith 626, Dave Ryder 561, Marg Millar 505, Ruth Reimer 482, Trish Game 452.
Thursday Night Mixed: Group 1: Terry Krawec 716, Codi McMaster 702, John Osborne 673. Group 2: Brad Fretz 677, James Servos 627, Bruce Scott 611. Group 3: Carman Winger 548, Amanda Cote 540, Dianne Brown 523. Group 4: Gord Meredith 513, Sue Bride 493, Dolores Costantini 485. Group 5: Diana Pierce 455, Amanda Dutcher 419, Mike Mcgrath 402.
Friday Night Mixed: Mark Kuijer 648, Ken Derosier 610, Greg Panas 607, Sara Henderson 536, Wendy Herweck 514, Terri Panas 513.
Youth: Preps: James Weller 286, D.J. Kuijer 435. Junior: Armen Menkemnian 519, Cody Bride 447, Seth Edwards 338, Melissa Langelaan 370, Kyra Lachapelle 333; Intermediate : Nicholas Langelaan 521, Wyatt Muzyka 421, Curtis Vlaar 419, Taylor Whitworth 526, Kayley Richardson 350, Stephanie Vlaar 308.
Monday Morning Men: Good: Trevor Arcand 488, Harry Hoeing 474, Brian Green 461. Gooder: Ed Yuhasz 598, Denys Peel 545, Don Hewitt 530. Goodest: Frank Vale 644, Gord McCormack 623, Vince DeNapoli 615.
Monday Majors: Ralph Barnim 706, Gord Smillie 689, Bob Clark 682, Lisa Morabito 609, Jamie-Lynn Burse 602, Sandi Burse 564.
Tuesday Prime Timers: Martin Lanteigne 610, Kelvin Thornhill 571, Douglas Arsenault 528, Gaetane Papineau 595, Debbie Davidson 561, Monique Dorling 520.
Tuesday Night Mixed: Ken McKay 661, Brayden Girard 616, Jim Miller 513, Mandy Jenkins 492, Angi Nesbitt 427, Lisa Loosemore 405.
Wednesday Morning Ladies: Muriel Estey 586, Rose Marie Brown 485, Karen Doucet 478.
French Club: Robert Bertrand 655, Jean-Claude Aube 615, Bob Walsh 579, Toni Ball 483, Claudette Poirier 433, Cecile Hungerford 432.
Friday 55 and Uppers: Terry Davidson 463, Clive Ashby 401, Ed Grout 400, Debbie Davidson 645, Jackie Burton 493, Clara Schyff 402.
Youth: Little Tykes (one game): Gavin Messer 101, Dayton MacFarlane 95, Duncan Hilborn 92, Madalynn Spence 103, Aria MacFarlane 82. Peewee: Jaymes Messer 201, Tamara Siconolfi 367, Evelyn Hilborn 280, Scotia Edwards 212. Bantam: Joseph Best 386, Henry Soares Jr. 375, Tyler Poole 297, Emma D’Aloisio 378, Kyla Boles 282. Junior: Jacob Gough 479, Nolan Currie 389, Riley Morabito 381, Madison Crowthers 574, Madyson John-England 498, Olivia Prudhomme 442. Senior: William Cooper 576, Chanzen Krafve 457, Connor Latour-Williamson 417, Sarah Malott 436, Emma Morabito 359.
Sunday Sport: Lucas Hall 626, Shawn Quesnel 615, Bill Booker 555, Wendy Bonnette 517, Noella White 515, Michelle Lacey 508.
Monday 55 and Up: Jim Copeland 636, Benny Goosen 582, Bob Walsh 562, Toni Ball 637, Helen Black 498, Janet Dietz 474.
UNIFOR Retirees: Mike Locke 470, Terry Bryan 456, Dave Wintle 430, Colleen Wiley 492, Alison Wills 432, Noreen Locke 424.
Beaver Bowlers Club: George Brown 619, Dick Mallory 552, Ted Gladysz 511, Denise Livingston 547, Bonnee Brown 486, Donna Choscinski 483.