Mountaineers win doubles championships
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Feb 21, 2014  |  Vote 0    0

Mountaineers win doubles championships

Hamilton Mountain News

 Adam D'Agostino and Kianoosh Moslemi win men's doubles

Mohawk College won two titles at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association badminton championships at Humber College last Saturday.

Adam D'Agostino and Kianoosh Moslemi took the men's doubles crown. The Mountaineer duo was 5-0 in the round robin over two days. They then defeated George Brown in the semi-finals, before dispatching Seneca's Jimin Jung and Tommy Cheung in the gold medal match, 21-14, 21-17.

Meanwhile, the women's doubles team of Victoria Hall and Kimloung Lim also went through the round robin 5-0 and won their semi-final over George Brown, before downing Seneca's Carol Dela Cerna and Katie Liu in the final 21-13, 21-17.

 Hall and Lim also were named OCAA all-stars.


The Mohawk women's team captured the silver medal at the OCAA curling championships in Sault Ste. Marie last Sunday.

Mohawk lost 7-4 to Fanshawe in the final.

Fanshawe scored three in the second end and stole a single in the third, but Mohawk came back with one in the fourth end and stole one in the fifth. The Falcons then counted two in the sixth, but the Mountaineers matched that with a deuce in the seventh end.

Fanshawe scored a single in the final end for the victory.

 Members of the Mohawk women's rink are: skip Kendall Haymes, vice-  Avery Thomas, second Nikki Steep, lead Allison Vail and spare Jennie Vittie.

 The Mohawk men comprised of:  skip Logan James, vice James Freeman, second Evan Taylor, and lead: Cody Strong finished with a 3-4 record.

 In the mixed event, Mohawk finished 2-3.

Members of the team are: skip: Wes Steen, vice Becky Wendel, second James Maslen and lead Elise Doyle.

 Mohawk’s teams were coached by Matthew Kimber and Betty Wackley.


Mohawk has advanced to the OCAA men's volleyball championship.

The Mountaineers won their qualifying match, 25-20, 25-15, 19-25, 25-21 over the visiting Loyalist Lancers of Belleville last Saturday.

Eric Danecke led Mohawk with 16 kills and two stuff blocks.

 The event runs until Sunday.


Matt Fennell scored 40 points, including six three-pointers as the men’s basketball squad beat the Redeemer 89-76 last Friday in Ancaster. Mohawk improved to 14-3, while the Royals dropped to 7-11 to complete their regular season.

Benn Ibrahim led Redeemer with 22 points

 The Mohawk women outgunned Redeemer 27-6 in the final quarter and scored a 94-68 decision.

Stef Hrymak, the rookie out of Westdale, scored 20 points.

The Mountaineers, who moved to 12-5, had a regular season finale after press time at home Wednesday against Fanshawe as they jockeyed for their playoff position.

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