Sports Shorts


Guelph Redcoats women sweep pair from Oshawa Vikings

OSHAWA – The Guelph Redcoats ran to a 69-15 victory over the Oshawa Vikings in Rugby Ontario’s Ontario Women’s League Firsts match Saturday at Oshawa’s Thompson Park. The Redcoats scored 11 tries in the game while Oshawa scored three.

The Redcoats are the lone undefeated team in the league at 5-0-0 while Oshawa’s at 2-3-0.

Guelph also won the Seconds game for their second win in a row as they defeated the Vikings 41-25. The Redcoats had six tries, one more than Oshawa.

The Vikings lead the league at 3-2-0 and 19 points when bonus points are added while the Redcoats are at 2-3-0 with 12 points.

The Redcoats are to host the Brantford Harlequins Saturday at the Guelph Lake Sports Fields. The Seconds are to play at 11 a.m. and the Firsts are to follow at 12:30 p.m.

The Harlequins are fifth in the Firsts league at 2-3-0 and seventh in the Seconds league at 1-3-0.


Guelph Redcoats men dropped twice by London St. George

LONDON – The Guelph Redcoats suffered a 32-21 loss to London St. George in Rugby Ontario Marshall Division Firsts play Saturday at the London St. George field. The Redcoats scored three tries in the game while London St. George had six.

Guelph is third in the West Division at 2-3-0 while London St. George is fourth at 1-3-1.

The Redcoats were also downed 48-22 by London St. George in Seconds play Saturday. London St. George hit for eight tries while the Redcoats had four.

Guelph and London St. George have identical 1-4-0 records in the Seconds league.

The Redcoats are to host the Brantford Harlequins Saturday at the Guelph Lake Sports Fields. The Seconds are to play at 2 p.m. and the Firsts are to follow at 3:30 p.m.

The Harlequins are 5-0-0 in the Firsts league and 3-1-0 in the Seconds league.


Fergus Highland women, men defeated by Stoney Creek Camels

FERGUS – Fergus Highland suffered a 27-17 loss to the Stoney Creek Camels in Niagara Rugby Union women’s league play Saturday at Victoria Park in Fergus.

Stoney Creek claimed five tries in the match while the hosts had three.

The Camels are fourth in the eight-team league standings with a 2-1-0 record while Highland is fifth at 1-3-0.

The Fergus women are to play Waterloo County (3-1-0) Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Bluevale Collegiate in Kitchener.

Highland was handed a 46-9 setback by the Stoney Creek Camels in NRU Men’s A Division play Saturday in Fergus.

The Camels had eight tries in the match and kept Highland without a try.

Stoney Creek is undefeated in the league at 4-0-0 while Highland is at 0-4-0.

Highland is to play the Windsor Rogues (also 0-4-0) in Windsor Saturday at 3:30 p.m.



Guelph Gryphons Provincial women doubled by Caledon United

BOLTON – The Guelph Gryphons were doubled 4-2 by Caledon United FC in Ontario Women’s Soccer League Provincial play Thursday at Humberview Secondary School.

Abigail Curtis and Lauren Falcone scored for the Gryphons.

Caledon received goals from Navi Aujla, Colleen Beesley, Jennifer Smith and Seleste Ayala.

The loss was the second in as many outings for the Gryphons while Caledon sits at 2-1-0.

The Gryphons are to host the King City Royals (1-0-1) Tuesday at the Gryphon Soccer Complex. Game time is 9 p.m.


Guelph United U19 men clobber Brampton SC

GUELPH – Guelph United hammered Brampton SC 8-0 in League1 Ontario Men’s U19 Reserve soccer play Thursday at Eastview Park.

Scoring details were not available.

United is 4-1-2 on the season while Brampton is 1-6-0.

Next up for United, who’ve won three in a row and four of their last five games, is a match against Hamilton United (2-5-0) Wednesday at 9 p.m. at Eastview Park.


Puslinch Predators U21 women nipped by Kitchener TFC

KITCHENER – The Puslinch Predators were edged 2-1 by Kitchener TFC in Southwest District Soccer League U21 Women’s play Thursday at Schlegel Park.

The scorer for Puslinch was not reported.

Claudia Kroeker scored both goals for Kitchener.

Kitchener leads the league at 4-0-0 while Puslinch is at 1-1-0.

The Predators are to host Storm FC (1-3-0) of Orangeville Thursday at 7 p.m. at Badenoch Field.


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