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Local Sports for Friday, October 14

By Randy Thoms Oct 14, 2022 | 9:50 AM

Logan McPherson of Fort Frances High School finished 82nd at the all-Ontario high school girls’ golf festival in Hamilton.

She ended her first round with a score of 116.

She improved in the second round, shooting 109.

McPherson, who won NWOSSA gold, was making her first appearance at the OFSAA event.

It was a dominating show in Kenora for the Fort Frances Muskies cross-country teams.

Runners were first in five NorWOSSA divisions.

Trent Wilson in senior boys, Chloe Dolyny in senior girls, Parker Sisco in grade 9 boys, Saylor Easton in grade 8 girls and Logan Neurinski in grade 7 girls crossed the finish line first

Rex Tolton in grade 10 boys and Abby Waldner in grade 9 girls placed second in their respective divisions.

Because of other commitments by other runners, the Muskies travelled to Kenora with a smaller contingent than normal.

The teams will now prepare for the NWOSSA championship taking place in Thunder Bay on October 26.

International Falls Broncos varsity girls’ volleyball team sweep Deer River in three games by scores of 25-10, 25-16 and 25-5.

The grade 8 team beat Deer River by scores of 25-8 and 25-15.

In the pool, the Bronco varsity girls’ swim and dive team won ten of 12 events in a dual meet with Chisholm.

Quinna Ford won twice, in the 200-individual medley and 100-yard breaststroke.

Other winners were Brookyne Dowty in the 200-yard free, Kierran Ford in diving, Sylvia Valenzuela in the 100-yard butterfly, Jillian Bilben in the 500-yard free and Kiera Debarnadeaux in the 100-yard backstroke

Relay teams in the 200-yard medley, 200-yard free and 400-yard free also finished first.

The junior team won four of ten events against their opponents from Chisholm.

McKenna Whelcher took both the 200-yard and 300-yard freestyle events.
Gracie Froemke was the winner in the 100-yard individual medley, while Ava Silvers finished first in the 100-yard backstroke.

The junior Broncos were also first in the 400-yard free relay.

Sweet Digs won two sets to bring their record in the Fort Frances Women’s Volleyball League to 10-0, but lost a game in each of those sets for the first time this year, leaving them with four of the maximum six points to be won each night.

Serves You Right, Pass and Hitties, and Mission Unblockable also won two matches last night.

Here are the unofficial standings following play last night.

Sweet Digs 10 0 28
How I Set Your Mother 8 1 23
Pass and Hitties 9 1 23
Invasion 6 4 18
Setsy Bits 5 5 16
Mission Unblockable 6 4 15
Northern Flyers 4 5 12
Serves You Right 5 5 12
Volley Llamas 3 7 11
All About That Pass 3 6 8
Bumping Uglies 1 9 5
Safe Sets 0 9 1



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