Local Sports Scoreboard

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• Hockey season has opened for the Windsor and Essex County Secondary Schools Athletics Association (WECSSA).

On Thursday, November 16 in Tier Two Varsity Girls’ Hockey action, the Essex Red Raiders took on Massey in exhibition play. The girls’ team is scheduled to enter Regular Season play at the Libro Centre, in Amhertburg to face the General Amherst Bulldogs on Wednesday, November 22. The girls are back in Essex to face St. Joseph’s on Tuesday, November 28 for a 3:00 pm game.

In Tier One Varsity Boys’ Hockey action, the Essex Red Raiders take on Sandwich at Essex on Wednesday, November 22. Game time is 3:00 pm. The Red Raiders then face L’Essor on Thursday, November 23 at Tecumseh Arena.

• The Essex Ravens Peewee Minor travel hockey team competed in the Boston Pizza Cup last weekend. The tournament was held in St. Thomas. Results of the tournament were unavailable at the time of print.

• On Tuesday, November 14, the Essex 73’s took a 3-0 win over the Lakeshore Canadiens. Wyatt O’Neil, Cody Leeming, and Riley Meyerink all scored goals, and Goaltender Tyler Ryan chalk up the shut-out, in the victory.

On Monday, November 20, Essex was in Wheatley to take on the Sharks. Wyatt O’Neil, Michael Ruttinger, and Anthony Cristofaro all scored in the 3-2 win for Essex.

• In Walkers and Runners Around The County of Essex (W.R.A.C.E.) news, local resident Rich St. Louis placed second in the 5K Run at the recent Jingle Bell event held in Essex, with a time of 20:42.1. Jordan McManus, of Essex, had an impressive time of 8:44.2 in the 2K division of the race, to take a second place finish.

The Super Santa Run was held on November 18, in Amherstburg, under some rather cold, wet, and windy conditions. Harrow’s Drew Jenner faced Mother Nature and finished the 5K race with a time of 20:56.0 to capture 8th place from a field of over 200 runners.

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