In the win col­umn

Is­land women’s vol­ley­ball, soft­ball teams earn first vic­to­ries on Tues­day

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

Prince Ed­ward Is­land’s women’s vol­ley­ball team won its first match at the Canada Games Tues­day in Win­nipeg.

They de­feated the Yukon 3-2 (21-25, 27-25, 25-17, 18-25, 154). It in­cluded scor­ing seven straight points for the vic­tory in the de­cid­ing set.

Nova Sco­tia de­feated P.E.I. 3-0 (25-15, 25-10, 25-15) in an af­ter­noon con­test.

P.E.I. (1-2) plays Man­i­toba to­day at 3 p.m. and Saskatchewan at 10 p.m. to com­plete group play. All times are At­lantic.

Men’s vol­ley­ball

Nova Sco­tia de­feated P.E.I. 3-0 (25-12, 25-12, 25-12) in men’s vol­ley­ball ac­tion and was play­ing Saskatchewan in a night match.

P.E.I. (0-2) plays Bri­tish Columbia to­day at 6 p.m.


Ja­son Po­ley and Tyler Hashmi are six and seven strokes off the lead, re­spec­tively, af­ter Round 1 at the golf com­pe­ti­tion at the South­wood Golf and Coun­try Club.

Po­ley, a Strat­ford na­tive, shot a 1-over 73 while Hashmi, of Char­lot­te­town, recorded a 74.

Que­bec’s Christo­pher Charles Van­dette leads the field af­ter fir­ing a 5-un­der 67.

Nine Mile Creek’s Alex Tay­lor shot a 78.

The men’s team is tied for sixth.

Sum­mer­side na­tive Mya Chisholm was the top Is­land fe­male af­ter shoot­ing 97, fol­lowed by Sum­mer­side’s Reese Mac­Don­ald (104) and Kens­ing­ton’s Lexi Murphy (112). They are in 10th place in the team event.

Que­bec’s Sarah-Éve Florence Monique Rheaume leads the field at 4-un­der 68.

Par­tic­i­pants play all four rounds with medals handed out in both in­di­vid­ual and team di­vi­sions.


P.E.I. earned its first win on the soft­ball di­a­mond in Head­in­g­ley, Man., Tues­day night,

de­feat­ing New­found­land and Labrador 10-3 in five in­nings.

Emily Cairns, Katie Rayner, Clara Wood and Bri­anna Arse­nault each had two hits while Jada Yeo, Vanessa Ren­nie, Kae­lyn White and Eryn Hustler all added one.

P.E.I. had a five-run sec­ond in­ning to take a 7-2 lead into the third and never looked back.

Syd­ney Hal­li­well al­lowed two runs on five hits while walk­ing two and strik­ing out three for the win.

Que­bec built a 5-0 lead af­ter 3 ½ in­nings and hung on for a 7-5 vic­tory over Team P.E.I. in Tues­day’s early game.

Yeo was 2-for-4 with two sin­gles and two runs scored for the Is­land squad. Sarah Wood­side dou­bled while Cairns, Kai­ley Koughan, Madison Clarke, Wood and White each had a sin­gle.

Emily Broth­ers al­lowed four runs on five hits in tak­ing the loss. Alyssa Flem­ing gave up three runs on five hits in 3 2/3 in­nings of relief.

Que­bec scored a run in the first and deuces in the third, fourth and sixth in­nings while P.E.I. replied with a deuce in the fourth and three more in the sixth.

They play Al­berta and Bri­tish Columbia at noon and 5 p.m.


The Is­land’s men’s soc­cer team lost 1-0 to Al­berta to fall to 0-2 in a tough pool that in­cludes On­tario. Their sched­ule head­ing for­ward was not known at press time.


Man­i­toba de­feated P.E.I. 4-2 in team ten­nis ac­tion.

Au­gust McIn­tyre won 2-0 (6-3, 6-3) in sin­gles ac­tion while Jack Digout and En­rique Riveroll Jr. won 2-0 (6-2, 6-3) in dou­bles play.

McIn­tyre also de­feated a Nova Sco­tia player 2-0 (6-4, 6-2).


Team P.E.I.’s Sarah Murphy cel­e­brates a point with her vol­ley­ball team­mates Tues­day against the Yukon at the Canada Games.

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