Local Sports Wrap For Monday, January 15

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018 09:43 AM

Hailey Beaudry of Fort Frances and her Thunder Bay-based defeated Northwest Territories 13-2 to improve to 2 and 1 at the Canadian Junior Curling Championship in Shawinigan, Quebec.

Beaudry's rink is tied for third in her pool going into a game this afternoon against Newfoundland-Labrador.

 

Fort Frances Muskies curling rinks are perfect after the first day of play at a NorWOSSA qualifer taking place in Atikokan.

Chris Silver's boys team is 3-0 after wins over Whitefish Bay, 11-0; Atikokan, 6-2; and Red Lake, 3-2, yesterday.

Silver plays Rainy River this morning and Sioux Lookout's Queen Elizabeth this afternoon.

Tory Beaudry and her girls rink are also 3-0 following wins over Kenora's Thomas Aquanis, 10-0; and Beaver Brae, 8-1; and Sioux Lookout, 5-3.

Beaudry takes on Rainy River and Red Lake this morning and Atikokan in the afternoon.

In mixed curling, Jordan Bazylewski is 2-0 with a 9-3 win over Beaver Brae and a 10-5 decision over Red Lake.

His rink faces rinks representing Queen Elizabeth, Rainy River and Thomas Aquanis today.

 

Devlin's Jenna Enge has earned a trip to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts after Sudbury's Tracy Fleury defeated Thunder Bay's Krista McCarville 6-4 in the final of the Northern Ontario women's provincial playdown in Sudbury.

Walsh was listed as a fifth player to Fleury rink.

Thunder Bay's Gord Williams won the Northern Ontario Master's playdown, beating former two-time world champion Al Hackner in the final that was also played in Sudbury.

 

Fort Frances Canadians AA bantam hockey team captured the Olson Honda Cup tournament in Kenora, beating the North End Flames our of Thunder Bay in the final 3-2.

Jaxon Gartzke, Nolan Mann and Ashton Cousineau with the goals.

 

The Canadians AA pee-wee team lost 4-1 in the final of their home tournament yesterday to the Neebing Hawks.

Noah McPherson with the goal.

It was the Canadians only loss in the tournament that includes 4 wins and 2 ties.

 

The Canadians AA midget team lost in the bronze medal game at a tournament in Grand Forks, North Dakota, losing 8-7 to Watford City.

They went 2 and 1 in round robin action before losing in that third place game.

 

Fort Frances Lakers have now won three straight after taking a pair of games from the Minnesota Iron Rangers over the weekend, winning 4-3 Friday and 6-2 Saturday.

The same two teams will meet again Thursday in Hoyt Lakes.

 

In the ECHL over the weekend, Joe Basaraba scored his 11th of the season in the ECHL in Greenville's 4-2 win over Orlando on Friday.

The point also moved him into the top 50 in league scoring.

 

Fort Frances native Cooper Witherspoon continues lead the Kenora Thistles triple A midget hockey team in scoring.

He picked up a goal in yesterday's 6-3 loss to Southwest while adding a goal and assist in Saturday's 6-nothing win over the Cougars.

Other Fort Frances players, Jacob Clendenning had an assist in Saturday's game while Sullivan Shortreed earned an assist in yesterday's contest.

 

Fort Frances Muskies junior girls volleyball team split squads with with its First Team defeating Dryden in the final to capture the Winter Blast tournament in Kenora.

The team went undefeated.

Its other squad was eliminated in the playoffs by Thunder Bay's St. Ignatius.

On the senior side of the tournament the Muskies finished third.

The Muskies court teams resume their NorWOSSA season today.

The boys basketball and girls volleyball teams are playing host to the Dryden Eagles.

 

At Falls High School over the weekend, the Broncos girls hockey team won a pair of games in convincing fashion, blanking Park Rapids on Friday 10-0 and beating Crookston Saturday 12-2

The Boys hockey team were 5-2 winners over St. Paul Johnson on Saturday.

On the court, the Broncos girls basketball team defeated Two Harbours 72-26 Saturday.

The boys team lost to Proctor 91-34 in a game that was also played Saturday.