Stingrays trio makes splash with Team Ontario entry
Three members of the Newmarket Stingrays combined to win six individual gold medals for Team Ontario during a three team youth swim meet in Halifax, NS.
Jeffrey Swanston, with a sweep of the 100 and 200 metre backstroke in the 16 year old boys category, and Selin Ozturk (girls 15), with wins in the 400 and 800 freestyle, led the way in the tri meet which featured provincial teams from Quebec and the Atlantic provinces. Swanston also timberland boots won the 400 individual medley and was a member of Ontario’s winning 4×100 medley relay team.
Jake Silver timberland boots thorn also reached the top step of the podium with a victory in the 15 year old category for the 1,500 freestyle highlighting his four medals.
The meet capped a week long training camp for Team Ontario with Stingrays’ Alan Swanston in the head coach role.
Cherutti bags Maple Leaf tour title in Ancaster
Jamie Cherutti held on fo timberland boots r a one stroke victory in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s Road to College Golf event Sunday at Mystic Golf Club in Ancaster.
Competing in the boys 17 19 age category, the 17 year old Aurora resident shot a nine over par 153 two round total, including an opening round 74, to edge Matthew Speyer of Cambridge.
The victory earned Cherutti paid entry into the 59th East Aurora International Junior Masters June 27 to July 1 in New York State.
Saints host Green Gaels to begin second half
The Newmarket Saints open the second half of their Ontario Lacrosse Association Junior B schedule Friday night when Clarington’s Green Gaels visit the Ray Twinney Complex.
The Saints seek their first win in three home starts after dropping a 13 9 decision Saturday night to the Kahnawake Hunters during a busy weekend in which the club won just one of three matches. The Saints snapped a three game losing streak Sunday afternoon with a 17 6 win over the Orillia Kings.
Newmarket took a 4 5 record into play last night against the second place Markham Ironh timberland boots eads (6 2) in showdown of Mid East Division teams in a game played in Ajax.