Mountaineer volleyballers sweep St. Clair
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Jan 22, 2013  |  Vote 0    0

Mountaineer volleyballers sweep St. Clair

Hamilton Mountain News

The Mohawk men’s volleyball team swept St. Clair 25-17, 26-24, 25-18 at the Fennell gym last Saturday.

The middle set saw the Mountaineers rally from 22-19 and 23-21 deficits to pull out the win. Mohawk moved to 7-5, while St. Clair's mark dropped to 4-9.

Bradley Regier led Mohawk with 12 kills, two service aces and one stuff block. Marcin Jedrzejewski had seven kills, two aces and two blocks and Mo Sulaiman had six kills and two blocks.

It was not a good night for the Mohawk women’s squad which was upset by St. Clair in four games, 25-18, 22-25, 26-24, 25-20.

The Saints improved their record to 3-10, while the Mountaineers fell to 6-6.

Julie Gagnon had 13 kills and five service aces for Mohawk.

Melissa DeHaan came up with six kills, one ace and six stuff blocks, Chi Chi Chuks-Mady had eight kills and four aces and Chantal Baker managed 12 digs.

What a battle is being waged atop the West Region standings in OCAA men’s basketball.

Sheridan improved to 11-1, Fanshawe dropped to 11-2 and Mohawk headed into the new week with a 10-2 mark, just two points back of the co-leaders.

The Mountaineers scored a big 74-59 decision over the Fanshawe Falcons in London Jan. 16.

Mohawk got 21 points and seven rebounds from Alex Reis plus 19 points and six assists from Manny Campbell in their victory.

Fanshawe led 15-8 after the first quarter, but Mohawk somehow managed to get in front by three points at the end of the first half, before playing a strong second 20 minutes.

The Fanshawe women’s basketball team continued to fly high in OCAA women’s hoops.

The Falcons improved to 9-2 at the expense of the visiting Mountaineers Jan.16 in London.

Fanshawe grabbed a 24-5 first quarter lead, and although the Mountaineers outscored the home side 16-5 in the second quarter, they managed a total of just 13 points in the entire second half.

Carissa Browne scored eight points for Mohawk, while Natalie Fisher had seven.

Mohawk's men's and women's teams took part in the inaugural Humber Men's and Women's Curling Bonspiel at the Weston Curling Club last Friday.

The men's team drew 7-7 with Niagara and lost 9-2 to host Humber.

Members of the Mohawk rink included skip Wes Steen, vice Cody Strong, second Luc Seguin and lead James Moser, who was named a bonspiel all-star.

The Mountaineer women defeated Niagara 7-3, but bowed 8-5 to Humber.

Mohawk's Erin Walker and Sandy Toole alternated as skips in the event and Walker made the all-star team.

Allison Vail threw second stones for the Mountaineers, while Nikki Steep was the lead. Jenny Vittie spared for the Mohawk women.

The Mountaineers are tuning up for the OCAA curling championships February 14-17, with Fanshawe as host.

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