Hillary Monette, 20, New Minas, keeps her eye on the ball during a match against Alberta in Canada Games women's beach volleyball action in Sherbrooke, Que.
Photo credit: Communications Nova Scotia/Len Wagg
Acadia’s Emily Riddle picked up a fourth medal as she competed in her fourth event at the Canada Games on Wednesday.
Riddle, a paddler, won the silver in the women's Canoe-kayak C-1 - 5000 metre event, finishing less than a minute behind gold medalist Katie Vincent of Ontario, with a time of 30:06.760.
In men’s soccer, Team Nova Scotia improved to 2-0 with a 3-0 win over Team PEI and will move on to the playoff round tomorrow, where they will play Team B.C. at 3:30 p.m. AST. Playing for Nova Scotia are Coldbrook residents Corey Cadeau and Cody Holland.
In beach volleyball, Nova Scotia’s women’s team – which includes New Minas’ Hillary Monette – lost to Team Alberta 2-0 and then came back to defeat Team Newfoundland 2-0.
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In men’s beach volleyball, Acadia student Kendal Steele is playing for Team PEI, which lost to Ontario 2-0 and then lost to Manitoba 2-0.
Kings County golfer Liz Furniss, a Berwick resident who plays with the Paragon Golf Club in Kingston, shot a first-round 86 in golf, which leaves her tied for 15th, 14 shots off the lead. Pictou County’s Bernadette Little was the top Nova Scotian at 83, while Alison Chandler shot an 89.
In basketball, the women’s team narrowly defeated Newfoundland 53-50. Horton’s Lauren Jodrey picked up four points and two rebounds to aid in the victory. The win secures Nova Scotia a spot in the quarter-final, where they’ll face Team Ontario – the top-ranked finisher in its pool – on Thursday at 9:15 p.m.