October 14: Local Sports Briefs


– The Wallaceburg Lakers will be looking for their first win of the season tonight when they take on the Wheatley Sharks at Memorial arena. You can listen to the game on 99.1 FM. The Amherstberg Admirals are now tied with Essex for first place in the Great Lakes Jr C League after beating the 73’s 3-1 last night in Essex. Daniel Tonietto made 36 saves for the Admirals.
– Rugby player, 17-year-old, Delaney Taylor of Thamesville will be going on an amazing trip in December to Columbia for an exhibition series. Taylor will be joining the Saskatchewan based Dog River Howlers Rugby Club December 14-21 for a sevens tournament and to provide donations to needy rugby players near Medallin.
– The Northern Vikings upended the CK Golden Hawks 50-35 in Sr. Girls “AA-AAAA” Hoops play last night. Burke Bechard led the Hawks with 17 points. Sarnia St Clair beat the UCC Lancers 41-27 as Kennedy King scored points six for UCC. In “A” play ESPC beat Chatham Christian 35-31 thanks to 11 points from Morgan Dejardins while Amy Koomans scored 19 for the Flames in a losing cause. Ridgetown got 10 points from Sophia Perpina as they beat Blenheim in a 32-31 barn burner.
– The CK Golden Hawks Jr. Girls team bounced Northern 49-20 as Maggie Denys scored 13 for the Hawks and Taryn Dudley added 10 points. UCC used 10 points from Hannah Boyer and eight from Brooke Curran as they beat John McGregor 39-25 in the other “AA-AAAA” match up. In “A” play Lambton Kent dropped Tilbury 59-16 as Alex Sewell scored 18 points to lead the way and Julia Verscheure added 13. Lydia Hall scored 15 points to lead the Blenheim bobcats over the Ridgetown Royals 32-21.

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