Sports Shorts


Another 1-3 weekend for Gryphon women

GUELPH — For the second weekend in a row the Guelph Gryphons had a win and three losses in Ontario Intercollegiate Women’s Fastpitch Association play on the University of Guelph campus.

Saturday, the Gryphs outslugged the Carleton Ravens 19-11 in the second game of a doubleheader after Carleton had taken the opener 13-5 for their first win of the season.

Sunday, the Gryphs were swept by the Ottawa Gee-Gees who won 11-4 and 7-0.

The Gryphs are 11th in the 13-team league with a 2-6 record. Western leads at 10-0 while McMaster’s at 8-1, Toronto’s at 8-2 and Queen’s is at 8-4. Ottawa’s at 5-3 and is followed by Ryerson at 4-2, Brock at 4-7, Laurier and Waterloo each at 3-7, York at 2-10 and Carleton at 1-9.

The Gryphs are to play Laurier at Waterloo Friday night and Waterloo at Waterloo Saturday afternoon.



Guelph Oaks OSL squad edged by Caledon

CALEDON — The Guelph Oaks suffered a 2-1 loss to Caledon in Ontario Soccer League South Region play at the Caledon East Soccer Complex.

Aaron Furtado and Roan Baxter scored for Caledon while Nathan Howie had the lone goal for the Oaks.

The Oaks are second in the standings at 10-5-2 while Burlington Clash City leads at 12-5-1. Club Italia is third at 9-3-4 and Caledon is fourth at 9-5-3.



Gryphon women handed 2-1 pre-season setback

GUELPH — The Guelph Gryphons dropped their OUA women’s pre-season opener 2-1 to the Concordia Stingers Saturday at the Gryphon Centre.

Rookie Kristen Jay scored Guelph’s only goal while Gabby Smyth picked up an assist on the play.

Reigning CIS player-of-the-year Valerie Lamenta and Aurore Beaulieu shared the goaltending chores for the Gryphs.

The Gryphs will be on the road next weekend for a trio of games against NCAA opponents. They’re to play the Rochester Institute of Technology at Rochester, N.Y., Friday, Penn State at University Park, Pa., Saturday and Quinnipiac at Hamden, Conn., Sunday.



Guelph Gryphon women split a pair at Western

LONDON, Ont. –The Guelph Gryphons split a pair of games in OUA women’s field lacrosse league play Saturday at London.

The Gryphs dropped the McMaster Marauders 15-3 before they were downed 14-4 by the host Western Mustangs.

Scoring details were not available.

The Gryphs are tied for third in the 10-team league at 3-1. Toronto and Trent are tied atop the league at 4-0 while Western and Brock join the Gryphs at 3-1. Queen’s is at 3-2 and is followed by York at 1-3, Laurier at 1-4 and UOIT and McMaster at 0-5.

Guelph is to play a pair of games at Brock Sunday. The Gryphs and host Badgers are to tangle at 8:30 a.m. while the Gryphs are also slated to play Laurier at 12 noon at Brock.

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