Nov. 29 Local Sports: Churchill juniors win SOSSA; Ultimate Fan Pack returns
The Sir Winston Churchill Bulldogs junior girls basketball team defeated the Centennial Cougars 40-30 to win the Southern Ontario Secondary Schools Association AA championship.
Scoring for Churchill in the victory were Calleigh Digirolamo (15), Sarah Hardy (12), Kennedy Krause (8) and Nora Hoff (5).
Top scorers for Centennial were C. Wade (15) and E. DeRoy (5).
Churchill advanced to the final by defeating Orchard Park 38-32.
Scoring for the Bulldogs were Digirolamo (12), Krause (8), Hardy (7), Jailah Gabbidon-Disimone (6), Shannen Short (3) and Hoff (2).
Other members of the team were Kinza Privaiz, Lauren Beaman, Sydney Jones, Mikhaila Marshall and Ranya Bashar.
ULTIMATE FAN PACK
The Niagara River Lions, Niagara IceDogs and the Welland Jackfish are once again offering the Ultimate Niagara Fan Pack in time for the 2022 holiday season.
The ticket package include a pair of mid-level tickets for each of the region’s premier sports teams for $100. It will be available until Dec. 23. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to The Richard Robinson Prescott Court Innovation Foundation.
“We are thrilled to bring this unique ticket offering to sports fans across the region,” said package founder Michelle Biskup, the River Lions’ vice-president of operations. “We understand the importance of community and we know that working together only helps our organizations succeed.”
The Niagara Ice Dogs are all in with the package.
“The IceDogs are very excited to once again team up with the River Lions and Jackfish organizations to help showcase their talented athletes, and of course to unite the passionate fans of Niagara’s great sports teams,” said Elijah DiDomenico, the IceDogs’ manager of ticket sales.
The Jackfish are thrilled to be on board.
“We are very excited for the opportunity to partner with such world-class organizations and provide an amazing experience for fans, all while giving back to the community,” said Ryan Harrison, the Jackfish’s president and director of fun. “The Jackfish can’t wait to welcome River Lions’ and IceDogs’ fans to The Pond for a summer of fun.”
All three organizations are delighted to give back to the community by supporting a local charity when it need it the most.
“We are very grateful for the support of the Niagara River Lions, Niagara IceDogs, and the Welland Jackfish,” said Suzanne Court, the foundation’s founder and president. “Our holiday wish is for others to recognize the need to support our youth which creates a stronger community.”
The RRPC Innovation Foundation supports youth in the Niagara community through donations to not for profits and charities that support youth in the areas of education, nutrition, sports, advocacy and mental health.
Fans can purchase the ticket package by visiting www.riverlions.ca/fanpack.