#18 Gharait Ezhar kicks the ball away from Prince Edward Island players while Coldbrook resident, #3 Cody Holland looks on during today's game at the Canada Games in Sherbrooke, Que.
Credit: Len Wagg/Communications Nova Scotia
Athletics competitions will get underway again on Aug. 15, as the Canada Games moves into Day 11.
Two Kings County athletes will compete in the 100 metre Special Olympics male competition. Tyler Carter-Smith of Greenwich will run in the Final B, which gets underway at 2:35 p.m. AST, while Lindsay Griffin, also of Greenwich, will run in Final A at 3:15 p.m.
Chelsea MacMurtery of Hantsport will run in Final B at 100 m Special Olympics female at 2:25 p.m. for Team Nova Scotia.
Weston resident Ben Brown will compete in the 400 m wheelchair para male Final A at 4:25 p.m.
Thursday’s action left Nova Scotia’s women’s beach volleyball team in third place in its group and eligible to move on to the quarter-final, where they’ll play Team B.C. at 11 a.m. on Aug. 15.
On the men’s side, Acadia student Kendal Steele is playing for Team PEI. He’ll see action today against Team Newfoundland in the placings round.
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The Nova Scotia soccer team will move on to the medal round today. Coldbrook residents Corey Cadeau and Cody Holland are playing with the team, which will face off against B.C. at 3:30 p.m.
Berwick golfer Liz Furniss will continue in the second day of the individual golf competition, with the event teeing off at 8:30 a.m.
In basketball, Horton’s Lauren Jodrey and the women’s team will face Team Ontario in the quarter-final at 9:15 p.m.
Emily Riddle, an Acadia student from Porters Lake, will compete in her fifth and final event at the Canada Games today. Riddle has won medals in each of the four events she’s already competed in – three bronze and a silver. At 11:25 a.m., she’ll compete with the IC-4 200 m female team.