Kaden Reid of the Chatham Ballhawks is on the Team Ontario Red boys’ volleyball squad, while Melissa Smyth of the Ballhawks is coaching the Team Ontario White girls.
Reid, Smyth make Team Ontario
Kaden Reid of the Chatham Ballhawks has been named to the Team Ontario Red boys’ volleyball squad.
All Team Ontario training is being done online during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reid receives interactive game-decision training, individual skills reps and physical training regimens.
Melissa Smyth of the Ballhawks is a coach on the Team Ontario White girls’ squad.
Reid is a student at Ursuline College Chatham, while Smyth is a University of Windsor alumna now coaching at Chatham-Kent Secondary School.
Friesen named Saints’ MVP
Tilbury District High School graduate Frankie Friesen was named the most valuable player on the St. Clair College men’s volleyball team Wednesday.
Chatham Ballhawks alumnus Logan Ondricko was named the Saints’ most improved player.
Friesen was an OCAA West Division first-team all-star in 2019-20 and the West Division scoring champion.
He’s a finalist for the Saints’ male athlete of the year award.
Carleton scores in Lynx’s loss
Minnesota Lynx forward Bridget Carleton of Chatham had two points and one rebound in a 90-66 loss to the Seattle Storm in the WNBA on Tuesday in Bradenton, Fla.
Carleton went 1-for-3 from the field while playing seven minutes 11 seconds.
The Lynx (1-1) will play the Chicago Sky (2-0) on Thursday.
Konecny sets up Flyers’ winner
Travis Konecny of Clachan assisted on the winning goal as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 in overtime in an NHL exhibition game Tuesday at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.
Konecny set up Scott Laughton for a semi-breakaway goal, helping the Flyers win their lone warmup game before the Eastern Conference playoff seeding round-robin begins.
The Flyers will play the Boston Bruins on Sunday at 3 p.m. (Sportsnet, NBC).
Konecny, 23, was the Flyers’ leading scorer this season with a career-high 61 points in 66 games and also played in his first NHL all-star game.
The fourth-year veteran led the Flyers with 24 goals and drew 37 assists.
Also Tuesday, Flames defenceman T.J. Brodie of Dresden was held off the scoresheet in a 4-1 exhibition loss to the Oilers in Edmonton.
The Flames will begin the post-season against the Winnipeg Jets at 10:30 p.m. Saturday (Sportsnet).