Mountaineers win in Barrie
Tournament MVP Ally DeLorenzi scored 24 points to lead Mohawk to a 74-37 win over Niagara Knights to capture an invitational women’s basketball tourney at Georgian College in Barrie last Saturday.
Porscha Hewitt scored 16 points and was named to the all-star team, as was Stef Hrymak.
Earlier in the tourney, Mohawk downed Sault College 74-31, and Cambrian 67-19.
The event was the final tune-up for the Mountaineers regular season.
A goal by Seneca just three minutes into the game gave the Sting a 1-0 win over visiting Mohawk in the women’s soccer quarter finals.
Seneca, unbeaten this year, advanced to the OCAA final four.
After she scored the extra time winner in a 1-0 playoff qualifying game at Conestoga Oct. 12, Rachelle DeJong was named both OCAA overall female athlete of the week and the women’s soccer athlete of the week.
Calk up another couple of tough games for the winless men’s rugby team. Georgian Grizzlies whipped Mohawk 66-8 in Barrie Oct. 15.
The Mountaineers’ points came from a great long run for a try by Billy Gemmell and a penalty goal from Mark Sheridan.
On Oct. 20, Mohawk fell to 0-5 as they absorbed a 93-3 loss at Conestoga. Ross Isbister kicked the three points on a penalty.
The women’s rugby team is still looking for a win as well.
They bowed 41-0 at Seneca and then lost 58-12 at Conestoga despite tries from rookies Shannon Doll and Tabitha Fair and a convert from another first year player, Rachel Trabucco.
The Mohawk women’s volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to Trent University of Peterborough, in the semi-finals of the Fred Wannamaker Invitational last Saturday at Sheridan College in Oakville.
The scores were 15-25, 16-25, 25-23, 15-25.
Earlier in the tourney, Mohawk downed George Brown 3-2 and Loyalist 3-2 and lost 1-3 to Redeemer.
Infielders Nicole Leitch and Becky Rabchuk are the Mohawk Mountaineers named to the 2013 OCAA women’s fastball all-star team.
Mohawk’s badminton squad is off to a strong start.
At the Humber Cup, Bert Miciano, Kianoosh Moslemi and Adam D’Agostino all qualified for the quarter finals in A-Flight men’s singles while Nikhil Mutagar was a B-Flight semi-finalist.
In women’s singles, Victoria Hall was an A-Flight semi finalist while Kim Lim made the A-Flight quarters.
Tina Tran qualified for the round of 16 in her first tournament. Eikcaj Navarro turned in a spirited effort in the B-Flight round of 16.
In men’s doubles, D’Agostino and Moslemi were quarter finalists in A-Flight.
In B-Flight, Miciano and Mutagar advanced to the quarter finals while Behrouz Askari and Andrew Tran got to the round of 16.
Victoria Hall and Kim Lim were A-Flight finalists in women’s doubles.
In B-Flight, Jazmine Hogeveen and Eikcaj Navarro made the round of 16 while Tina Tran and Tallia Bezemer got to the quarters.
And in mixed doubles, Moslemi and Hall were A-Flight finalists.
Mutagar and Tina Tran advanced to the B-Flight quarter finals.
The Mohawk men’s cross country team has gone from unranked to number eight in the latest Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) rankings.
Mohawk finished fourth in the men’s team competition at the recent Humber Invitational meet, their final tune-up for the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) championships this Saturday in Ancaster. Members of the team include Jessie Wilcox, Kevin Patterson, Hassan Ishaq and Ryan Gagnon, as well as Hassan Louw, Riley Kolisnyk and Aaron Downie.