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Falcons claw Mountaineers on the court

Mohawk men now 6 and 2

It was not a good night for the Mohawk men’s basketball team last Friday as the Fanshawe Falcons scored a 10 point win.

The Mountaineers saw their record fall to 6-2, dropping a 79-69 decision in London.

OCAA men’s basketball payer of the week, Andrew Chicoutimi, had 20 points and 22 rebounds for Mohawk.

Taylor Dowagiac scored 13 points and added five boards.

Fanshawe improved to 6-3 and snapped Mohawk’s five-game winning string.

 ”We played a very poor offensive game and were held to our lowest output of the season,” said Mountaineers’ head coach Brian Jonker.

 The Fanshawe women cagers dispatched Mohawk 54-46.

Katelyn Arbour scored 12 points and Ally DeLorenzi had nine for the Mountaineers, 4-4 and losers of three straight.

The Falcons upped their mark to 7-2 after their fifth win in a row.

 ”It was a close game all the way through, said Mohawk head coach Kevin Duffy. “We just couldn’t get any momentum going on offense and it cost us. Defensively, I thought we played well enough to win. It’s a tough loss against a very fierce rival.”

Volleyball 

It was a sweep for the Mohawk men’s volleyball team against Conestoga at the David Braley Athletic and Recreation Centre last Friday.

The Mountaineers scored a 25-16, 25-18, 25-14 win over the Condors. Marcin Jedzrejewski had 10 kills to lead Mohawk.

Trevor McLaughlin had six kills and four stuff blocks and Eric Danecke added seven kills as the Mountaineers upped their record to 5-3 with their fourth straight victory.

Mohawk head coach Matt Schnarr seized the opportunity to get quite a few of his bench players into the match.

 The Mohawk women’s volleyball squad suffered a five set defeat to Conestoga last week. The scores were 25-18, 26-24,11-25, 23-25,16-14 for the Condors.

Chi Chi Chuks-Mady paced the Mountaineers with 22 kills, one block and 12 digs, while Julie Gagnon had 10 kills, two service aces and 14 digs.

The Mountaineers saw their record drop to 3-5, while the Condors improved to 3-4.

“We deserved to win tonight,” said Mohawk head coach Andrew Nicholson. “Conestoga defended well but we really played well enough for extended periods, to win this match. Unfortunately we passed poorly at the very beginning and very end of the fifth set. We have dug ourselves a huge hole now but we still have time to get back into playoff contention.”

 

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