Match point

As­cen­sion Col­le­giate bags re­gional ta­ble ten­nis crown

The Compass - - PORTHTE - BY NI­CHOLAS MERCER THE COM­PASS

Elizabeth Hicks of Car­bon­ear Col­le­giate was the lone gold medal win­ner at the re­gional ta­ble ten­nis play­downs not from As­cen­sion Col­le­giate in Bay Roberts.

Hicks beat out Alexx Wells and Re­becca French, both from As­cen­sion, to take the gold medal in girls’ sin­gles ac­tion.

Hicks picked up a sil­ver medal in the mixed dou­bles with her team­mate Dy­lan Saun­ders. The team from Car­bon­ear lost out to Tay­lor Norman and Cody Collins.

On the team stage, As­cen­sion grabbed the gold medal, best­ing the rep­re­sen­ta­tives from Ron­calli High in Avon­dale.

The rest of the com­pe­ti­tion was as fol­lowed:

• Boys sin­gles — gold, Nick His­cock (As­cen­sion Col­le­giate); sil­ver, Tay­lor Norman (As­cen­sion Col­le­giate); bronze, Ri­ley Kenny (Ron­calli);

• Girls dou­bles — gold, Re­becca French/Katie Power (As­cen­sion Col­le­giate); sil­ver, Janelle Bishop/Ni­cole Kennedy (As­cen­sion Col­le­giate); bronze, Emily Kieley/Vic­to­ria Healey (Ron­calli);

• Boys dou­bles — gold, Tay­lor Norman/Cody Collins (As­cen­sion Col­le­giate); sil­ver, An­drew Roberts/Zack Nose­wor­thy (As­cen­sion Col­le­giate);

• Mixed dou­bles — gold, Nick His­cock/Alexx Wells (As­cen­sion Col­le­giate); sil­ver, Dy­lan Saun- ders/Elizabeth Hicks (Car­bon­ear Col­le­giate); Ri­ley Kenny/Emily Kei­ley (Ron­calli).

The win­ners of the team event and the gold medal win­ners in each cat­e­gory ad­vance to the pro­vin­cial cham­pi­onship, sched­uled for Dorset Col­le­giate on Pil­ley’s Is­land on Feb. 22-23.

nmercer@cb­n­com­pass.ca

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As­cen­sion Col­le­giate in Bay Roberts will be send­ing 10 ta­ble ten­nis ath­letes to the pro­vin­cial cham­pi­onships be­ing held at Dorset Col­le­giate on Pil­ley’s Is­land on Feb. 22-23. Save for the girls’ sin­gles di­vi­sion, which was won by Elizabeth Hicks of Car­bon­ear Col­le­giate, As­cen­sion ath­letes swept the tour­na­ment. Mem­bers of the team are: front (l-r) – Ni­cole Kennedy, Alexx Wells, Janelle Bishop, Re­becca French and Katie Power; back – An­drew Roberts, Tay­lor Norman, Cody Collins and Nick His­cock. Miss­ing from photo is coach Paul Drover and Zach Nose­wor­thy.

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