Spartans win a pair; Falcons award winners; Niagara Spears, beach volleyball, Redcoats basketball camp; Golf shots
It was a good weekend for the St. Catharines Spartans.
The Spartans topped the Owen Sound North Stars 11-5 Saturday and then followed it up with a 15-10 triumph at home over the Niagara Thunder Hawks Sunday at the Merritton Arena.
The Spartans are now 5-7 on the season after dropping their first six games.
Mario Caito paced the Spartans Sunday with five goals and three assists while Connor Aquanno added four goals and three assists and Alex Gaston two goals and seven assists. Alex Hornung had two goals while Sam LeClair and Tyler Kolodka added singles.
Reid Lowe, Evan Miller and Zach Luis paced Niagara with two goals each while David Moyett, Malcolm Vanderzalm, Matt Mines and Chris Weier also scored.
Saturday in Owen Sound, Caito had three goals while LeClair and Gaston had two each. Carter Geoffroy, Hornung and Trent Jackson rounded out the scoring.
The Spartans are at Niagara-on-the-Lake Thursday, Six Nations Friday and home to Six Nations Sunday at 7 p.m.
FALCONS AWARD WINNERS
The following are the award winners from the St. Catharines Falcons Banquet and Awards night:
Presidents Trophy, leading scorer regular season: Mike Davies.
Molson 3 Stars: (3) Lucas Smilsky; (2) Davies; (1) Owen Savory.
Jack Gatecliff, leading goal scorer: Davies.
General Managers Trophy, best defensive forward: Zach Lawrence.
Ashton Morris Trophy, rookie of the year: Jaleel Adams.
Hall Judd Trophy, most improved: Tanner Main.
Tim Goldwin Award, school academics: Tristan deJong.
Gary Nelson Memorial Trophy, sportsmanship and dedication: Smilsky.
J.S. Elliot, best defenceman: Tyler MacArthur.
Rex Stimer’s Memorial Trophy, most valuable player: Savory.
Trillium Award, playoff MVP: MacArthur.
Jack Lennard Award, volunteer of the year: Cathy McConnell.
Earl McNeil Heart and Desire Award: Mike Busby.
The Falcons goalie and prospect camp will be held beginning Friday at the Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre.
The goalie camp will be Friday from 8:15 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. Cost is $40 plus an additional $60 if invited to the Saturday and Sunday camp.
The prospect camp will be Saturday from 10:16 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and Sunday from 1:15 pm to 3:15 pm. The cost $100.00.
JV, BANTAM SPEARS TOP CAMBRIDGE
Jacob Succar caught a TD pass from Devon Schiller-Cleveland and rushed for another to power the Niagara Spears Junior Varsity football team to a 21-14 in over the visiting Cambridge Lions Friday night.
Devon Schiller-Cleveland added a touchdown pass to wide receiver Owen Tofano and Chris Bianco converted all three majors.
In the bantam game, Marshall McCray scored three majors and booted a convert in a 19-14 Niagara victory over the Cambridge Lions.
Spears photo courtesy of William Vanderland.
Peter Pilling and Ashton Nieuwets won a silver medal in the under-16 Premier Division in a beach volleyball tournament at Ashbridge’s Bay in Toronto last weekend.
The two Eden students finished with a record of 4-1, losing the final 23-21 and 21-16.
Andrew Song (Churchill) and Forest Turpel (E.L. Crossley) went 3-1 in the same division, losing in the semifinals to the eventual champions.
REDCOATS BASKETBALL CAMP
The Governor Simcoe Redcoats Basketball Camp will be held July 2-6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Governor Simcoe.
The camp is for boys and girls ages 8-14 and the cost is $150.
For more information, contact Jill Stiefelmeyer or Scott Madole at 905-934-4006.
Among the instructors are former Simcoe players Lauren Buschmann, Mary Ingribelli, Sam deJong, Jay Fast, Travis Berry and Andrew Ferguson.
League winners: Barb Colonna, Bev Gauthier, Carrie Zeffiro, Jenny Wensink, Joanne Harrisson.
Competition winners: Most One Putts: Chris Maletea, Kathy Vanderkant 4; Barb Colonna, Joanne DiPalma, Cindy Dickson, Lina Menechella 3.
Points leaders: Jen Norquay 17, Cindy Dickson 16, Mary Costanzo, Carol Purcer 15, Phyllis Edwardson, Jo-Ann Luck 14.
Wednesday Ladies: League Winners: Carlyn O’Connor, Cindy Nagy, Pam Dobos, Andrea Bergen, Bunny Hamilton.
Competition Winners: Most One Putts: Pam Dobos 4, Kelly Smith, Debbie Hamilton, Sue McCurrie, Sandra MacDonald 3.
Points Leaders: Libby Botell 15, Peggy Cowling, Debbie Douglas, Danita Gammon, Kelly O’Connor 13.
Thursday Stag: Trevor Arsenault, Ryan Thomas.
Closest to Hole Winners: #2 Shawn Duff; #9 Collin McDougall; #11 Terry Cooke; #13 Jordan Heckman; #17 Chris Sawatsky.
Points Leaders: Mario Armenti 17; Ron Hoogendorn, Dave Kanwisher 16; Rick Wezden, Kris Cheshire, Don Miller 15.
Friday-Ben’s Bright Spot Boys: 1,2,3 Net Best Balls: 1.Mike Redfern, Tim Howe, Hank Andrulis and Bob Cameron 25 under; 2. Andy Leshkewich, Jim Decaire, Ange Persia and John Scaimonte 17 under.
Low Putting Team: Andy Leshkewich, Mike Primeau, Hank Andrulis and Jim McCann 123 Putts.
Sunday Gals-Net Skins: Linda MacKay #3, #12; Linda Reece #4; Kathy Vanderkant #6, #18; Terry Beck #7; Debbie Parks #10; Peggy Cowling #11; Cherie Race #16.
Sunday-Ben’s Group-Count 2 Net Best Balls: Larry Lavelle, Sam Linwood, Ron Reece and John Sciamonte 22 under; Kevin Cowling, Wayne Meginnis, Karl Palmquist and John Sciamonte 19 under; Bill Urquhart, John Kenny, Bob Fuller and Tim Kenny 18 under; Tony Crocco, Ed Stangret, Rick Dupuis and Dieter Klassen 17 under; John McIntosh, Tim Howe, Rick Linwood and Wilf Soulsby 16 under; Gerry Maney, Pat Loney, Ange Persia and George Allan 15 under; Ralph Carmichael, Duncan Allan, Steve Romanin and John Sciamonte 11 under.
Closest to Hole Winners: #2 Ron Reece; #13 Tony Crocco.
Low Net Winner: Tony Crocco-80-15=65.
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