Sports Roundup – Puempel scores a pair in CHL Alumni game

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SportsRoundby Fred Groves

The Memorial Cup, championship trophy for the Canadian Hockey League, made its way to Essex on Friday afternoon. Dozens of students made their way to see it and get pictures taken.

As part of the CHL festivities, Matt Puempel had two goals and an assist on Saturday afternoon in the alumni game played at the WFCU.

• At the OFSAA West Regional track and field championships, Tigh Jobin finished seventh in the midget boys’ javelin with a toss of 38.08 metres.

The Red Raiders senior girls’ 4×100 m relay team of Makayla McKibbin, Kennedy Campeau, Lucia McElwain, and Kim Orton were seventh at 50.27.

• Jeremy Orton helped the University of Windsor men’s baseball team to be finalists at the NCBA Division II tournament. Orton, who played several positions in the event, had three hits and five runs batted in throughout the tourney.

• The EDHS girls’ slo-pitch team beat Walkerville last Tuesday 7-3, but came up short 6-3 to Holy Names.

• James Morgan had two goals, including his 12th, as the Windsor Clippers downed the Niagara Thunderhawks 16-13 in Junior ‘B’ lacrosse action on Saturday.

• Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Glen Mills-coached Essex Ravens edged visiting Niagara Spears 30-29 on Saturday night in Ontario Provincial Football League play.

• Scott Mortimer had a two-run homer Sunday afternoon as the Essex Yellowjackets fell 5-4 to the host Harrow Seniors in Essex County Senior Baseball League play. Essex took on host Woodslee Seniors last night (Wednesday).

• Gord Mcdonnell’s Beach Terror won the 10th race at Western Raceway last Friday.

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