Volume 12 Week 5

Tuesday, Nov. 6


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High School Sports
Local teams fare well at provincial high school tournaments
By Fred Sherwin
Orléans Online

Area high school teams are holding there own at a number of OFSAA tournaments being played throughout the province this week.

The St. Peter Knights senior grls rugby team completed their comback from an opening torunament loss at the AAAA/AAA championships in Waterloo by winning the consolation final with a 12-7 win over the number one ranked team in the province from Oakville-Trafallgar.

After losing their opening opening game Pickering 19-5, the Knights reeled off three straight wins over Strathroy (21-0), Blessed Cardinal Newman (24-0) and Mayfield (12-7) to earn a spot in the consolation final. Oakville was upset by Bluevale 6-3 in their second game to end up in the consolation bracket.

The St. Peter Knights boys team also lost their opening game at the AAAA/AAA OFSAA rugby tournament at Twin Elm Park in Ottawa. After losing 31 14 to Regiopolis on Wednesday, the Knights were able to gather themselves and defeat Upper Canada 10-0 on Thursday afternoon.

Unfortunately, their tournament came to an end Thursday afternoon when they lost 17-0 to Lorne Park Secondary School from Mississauga.

At the girls AA soccer championships in Tecumseh on Thursday, the Cairine Wilson Wildcats lost their opening round robin game to the number one ranked team in the province from St. Martin High School 2-0, but managed to bounce back to defeat St. Mary Catholic Secondary School 1-0 in the afternoon game. With two games left today they still have a shot at making the playoffs.

The fourth area team gunning for a provincial chamoionship is the Louis Riel Rebelles senior girls soccer team which is representing the National Capital region at the AAA championships in Windsor.

The Rebelles got off to a great start on Thursday downing St. James Catholic High School from Guelph 5-3 on goals from Kaitlyn Ball, Sydney St. Germain and Arielle Kabangu who registered a hat trick.

Kabangu then went out and scored two goals in the afternoon game to lead the Rebelles to a 3-0 win over St. Patrick High School. Christine Rebus had the Rebelles other goal.

(Posted 8:30 a.m., June 7)


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