At the Canada Games in Ontario’s Niagara region, the Nova Scotia Women’s Rugby 7’s team picked up a pair of wins yesterday. The team, which includes New Glasgow’s Brooke Reid and Kate Bethell were victorious over Saskatchewan 15-10 and New Brunswick 31-5 to enter today’s medal round in a strong position.
Nova Scotia’s men’s basketball team, which includes Denton Anthony of Antigonish on the coaching staff, had a key win over Manitoba 86-78 in preliminary action. The women’s basketball team, with Mark Forward of Antigonish as manager lost a close one to New Brunswick 66-64.
The women’s softball team, which includes Carris Austin of Pictou lost to PEI 3-0. The men’s baseball team lost a pair of games yesterday, to BC 18-8 and to Saskatchewan 15-7.
In Beach Volleyball, the Nova Scotia Women’s Team lost to Manitoba 2-1 and Alberta 2-0, while the men’s team fell to Quebec 2-0. In Box Lacrosse, Nova Scotia lost to BC 9-3. In mixed team tennis, Nova Scotia lost to Saskatchewan 4 matches to 3. In Team Wrestling, the Nova Scotia Women’s beat Manitoba and PEI but lost to Ontario. On the men’s side, Nova Scotia lost to Saskatchewan, Ontario and Alberta