The Local Sports Scoreboard

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• On Sunday, the Essex’s Senior Girls’ Basketball Team beat Kennedy 39-28 to win the WECSSAA playoff championship. Kim Orton led the Red Raiders with 17 points and Vanessa Gualdieri earned 12 points. Essex advances to SWOSSAA on November 15.

According to the WECSSAA website, this is Essex’s second straight WECSSAA AA championship.

Before the championship game, the girls faced the Kingsville Cavaliers at home on Thursday, and prevailed in a very close matchup, 39-37. Finnley McElwain produced16 points.

• Also on Thursday, the EDHS Junior Girls’ Basketball Team fell to Sandwich, 33-49.

• On Thursday, November 2, The EDHS Junior and Senior Boys’ Volleyball Teams beat St. Joseph’s.

• The Junior Boys’ Football team overwhelmed Tecumseh Vista last Wednesday with a 27-6 outcome.

• Last Friday, EDHS’s Senior Boys’ Football Team had a tough loss at Belle River. Final score was 28-1.

• The Essex 73’s earned two wins last week. On Tuesday, October 31, the home team prevailed over Dresden, 2-1, on home-ice. On Saturday, the winning streak continued in Mooretown with a final score of 3-1.

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