If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball

Thornhill Post - - Life -

Dodge­ball is more than a gym class ac­tiv­ity played in ele­men­tary schools. There is a com­pet­i­tive league that plays on a na­tional level. Last month Markham was home to the Dodge­ball World Cham­pi­onships at the Markham Pan Am Cen­tre. The Cana­dian men’s and women’s teams are com­prised of lo­cal ta­lent, in­clud­ing the cap­tain of the men’s team, Jonah Ko­plowitz, who is from Thorn- hill (see above, the player wearing the Maple Leaf head­band). On the fi­nal day of the tour­na­ment, Oct. 21, the women’s team lost the bronze medal match 87 against the U.S. How­ever, the men’s team beat the U.S. 10-9 in the semis to ad­vance to the gold medal match where they walked away with sil­ver af­ter los­ing 8-6 to Malaysia. A pretty stel­lar per­for­mance from the home teams.

LO­CAL DODGERS Many of the play­ers on the men’s and women’s teams are from the GTA.

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