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Three local pairs won medals at beach volleyball tournaments on the weekend.

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Three teams win beach medals

Kenzie Lahey and Teya Meredith of Chatham won gold in the 13-and-under girls’ championship division at an Ontario Volleyball Association beach tournament Saturday at Ashbridges Bay in Toronto. Elliot Cowan and Lauryn Lahey of Chatham were quarter-finalists in the 15U girls’ championship division.

On Sunday, Lauryn Lahey and London’s Macy Riddell won silver in the 15U girls’ premier division at an OVA tournament in Barrie, while Cowan and Kenzie Lahey were semifinalists.

Also Sunday, Kerrigan Jacques and Mya Van Eerd won silver in the 16U girls’ division at a Scorpions Open beach tournament in Grand Bend.

St. Louis drives five winners

Marc St. Louis drove five winners Sunday at Dresden Raceway.

He won with Ballparkfrank in the first race, Big Is Better in the fifth, Major Artattack in the seventh, Crankys Boy in the eighth and Grits N Gravy in the 10th.

St. Louis now has 17 wins, five fewer than leader Tyler Borth in the drivers’ standings.


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Havoc notch forfeit win

The Kent Havoc won their home finale by forfeit when the Bruce County Barbarians didn’t make the trip to Chatham because of Saturday’s sweltering heat.

The Havoc are in second place in the Niagara Rugby Union men’s ‘B’ league with a 4-3-0 record going into their season finale this Saturday at the Windsor Rogues.

The Havoc under-15 girls’ team lost 27-19 to Waterloo County on Saturday. The Havoc women’s team lost 31-24 to the Stratford Blackswans on Sunday.

Sting, Express lose semifinals

The Wallaceburg Sting lost to London Croatia 4-0 in a Premier Cup semifinal in the Western Ontario Soccer League on Sunday in London.

Kiano Sousa and Darby Kalp scored for the Chatham Express in a 3-2 loss to London English in a WOSL First Cup semifinal Saturday in Taxandria.

The Express and English will face off again Tuesday in a First Division match at St. Clair College’s Chatham Campus at 7 p.m.

Corrente earns victory

Starter Richard Corrente of Chatham was the winning pitcher as the Welland Jackfish beat the Kitchener Panthers 19-8 on Sunday in the Intercounty Baseball League in Kitchener.

Corrente allowed seven hits and three runs in seven innings. He has a 3-1 record and 6.62 ERA.

Stock car races rained out

The weekly races at Southern Ontario Motor Speedway were rained out Saturday for the sixth time this season.

All four classes will be back on the track this Saturday. A memorial race is scheduled for each class.

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