Chi­nook School Di­vi­sion Sports Re­port

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The week of Oc­to­ber 7 was “School Sport Week” in Saskatchewan. There were lots of events hap­pen­ing in our SWAC schools. What a won­der­ful week of cel­e­brat­ing what makes school sport so spe­cial!

CROSS COUN­TRY

SWAC sent 16 cross-coun­try ath­letes to the SHSAA provin­cial cham­pi­onship in Delisle. Bit­ter wind and cold tem­per­a­tures had us at neg­a­tive wind chill tem­per­a­tures all day. The ath­letes and coaches toughed out the weather con­di­tions and Chi­nook/swac should be very proud of them. Thanks to coaches Roberta Mcin­tryre, Joanne Fournier, Alexus We­ston and Stephen Boss for your lead­er­ship.

Our only top 10 fin­ish was Hil­lary La­celle, from SCCHS, in mid­get girls. She fin­ished sixth over­all.

The Swift Cur­rent Comp. also placed ninth out of 17 teams in the 4A School clas­si­fi­ca­tion.

Fi­nal SWAC plac­ings:

Mid­get girls (102 run­ners)

6th - Hil­lary La­celle (SC); 65th - Kirsten Han­son (SC); 87th - Eve Boss (Wy­mark).

Mid­get boys (100 run­ners)

31st - Eli­jah Ni­co­las (Van­guard); 65th - Markus Kuzma (SC).

Ju­nior girls (67 run­ners)

26th - Kea Frase (SC); 54th - Alexan­dria Boss (SC).

Ju­nior Boys (87 run­ners)

29th - Zan­der Rom­me­laere (SC); 39th - Rhys O’neill (Pon­teix); 60th - Emanuel Grimm (Hodgeville).

Se­nior girls (102 run­ners)

22nd - Danika Messer (SC); 34th Janna St Jac­ques (SC); 77th - Amanda Thore­son (SC).

Se­nior boys (107 run­ners)

24th - Rueben Kuz­man (SC); 51st Dy­lan Pierce (SC); 73rd - Austin Coward (SC).

FOOT­BALL

Gull Lake fin­ished the reg­u­lar sea­son 6 man league with an away game to Han­ley on Oct. 12. Un­for­tu­nately, the Lions lost their last league game. Now they wait for the 6 man league play­off game, in Out­look, on Satur­day, Oct. 20.

On Oc­to­ber 12, Shau­navon hit the road for a game in Fort Qu’ap­pelle. The Shad­ows played in cold, wet con­di­tions and bat­tled to a 30-26 win. Also, on that night, Maple Creek hosted Lums­den, but could not come away with the win.

Shau­navon and Maple Creek play their last reg­u­lar sea­son 9 man league games on Fri­day, Oct. 19. Maple Creek trav­els to Fort Qu’ap­pelle and Shau­navon will host In­dian Head.

SOCCER

The Swift Cur­rent Comp. Colt an­the Herbert boys ended their ex­hi­bi­tion sea­son on a strong note, as they head into the SHSAA Re­gional play­offs. They won 3-1 over Vanier dur­ing a match up last week.

The Saskatchewan High School Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion has given the South­west two Re­gional soccer tour­na­ments (first step in provin­cial play downs). The Swift Cur­rent Ar­dens are host­ing an 11 vs 11 girls re­gional (Wey­burn and York­ton at­tend­ing) and Herbert boys are host­ing a 7 vs 7 re­gional (May­mont and Delisle at­tend­ing).

The first game is a 3A girl’s semi­fi­nal matchup on Fri­day, Oct. 19 at 3:30. The 1A boys will hit the field at 10:30 a.m. Satur­day, Oct. 20 for the semi­fi­nal. The 3A girl’s fi­nals is set for 12:30 and the 1A boy’s fi­nal is set for 3:30.

Herbert will take on Delisle in the 1A Boys semi-fi­nal at 10:30 a.m.

All games are played at Ir­win Field. Be­cause this is the first round of SHSAA play­offs, a gate is charged. If you are com­ing to watch, we hope you’ll show your ap­pre­ci­a­tion for high school sport by sup­port­ing the gate.

SE­NIOR VOLLEYBALL

The SWAC se­nior girls’ volleyball league con­tin­ues after the Thanks­giv­ing week break in the sched­ule.

Next league ac­tion is hosted on Tues­day, Oct. 16 in Eas­tend (Pon­teix and Gull Lake at­tend­ing) and in Hodgeville (Ha­zlet is at­tend­ing).

KRAFT HEINZ PROJECT PLAY

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Shau­navon! Their com­mu­nity is one of four across Canada vy­ing for the Grand Prize of $250,000 (fi­nal­ists re­ceive $25,000). The money is to be used to­ward a recre­ational fa­cil­ity up­grade. Shau­navon chose to up­grade Smith field for their foot­ball/track and field teams. Go to “Kraft Heinz Project Play” (kraftheinzpro­ject­play. com) to watch their sub­mis­sion video, read about their plan and vote! On­line vot­ing is now open and closes on Oct. 19.

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