Dia Orengo, Emily Riddle, Hannah MacIntosh and Mariah Godin stand on the podium after winning silver in women's 200 metre IC-4 at Lac des nations in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Len Wagg/Communications Nova Scotia.
Day 12 action for Kings County residents at the Canada Games will be dominated by Athletics, with local athletes competing in five events.
Weston resident Ben Brown hopes to build on his fifth-place finish in Thursday’s 400 m wheelchair para male when he competes in the 200 m para male at 3:30 p.m. Brown was ranked fifth following the preliminaries earlier in the week.
Gaspereau native David Bambrick, who has already won a bronze, will be back in action at 7 p.m. for para discus.
Chelsea Whalen of Liverpool, who trains with the Launchers Athletics Club in Port Williams, will compete in female javelin at 9:15 p.m. Whalen, who won a gold earlier this week in shot put, is ranked second going into the javelin competition after the qualifying round earlier this week, when she threw 45.77 metres.
Tyler Carter-Smith of Greenwich will run in the Final B for Special Olympics male 200 m at 2:10 p.m. Another local athlete, Lindsay Griffin, also of Greenwich, will run in Final A at 3 p.m.
Hantsport’s Chelsea MacMurtery will run in the Special Olympics female 200 m Final B at 2 p.m.
Josh Thomas of Wolfville will compete in the finals of the quadruple sculls male with the Nova Scotia rowing team at 1:30 p.m. and in the A Final of the lightweight four male event at 11 a.m.
In men’s soccer, Nova Scotia will face off against Team Alberta at 3:30 p.m. Corey Cadeau and Cody Holland, both from Coldbrook, play on the team.
Berwick golfer Liz Furniss will be back on the greens today in the individual women’s event. Furniss is currently in 21st place with a total of 179.
Basketball action will see Nova Scotia’s women’s team – which includes Horton’s Lauren Jodrey – play Team Quebec at 2 p.m.
In women’s beach volleyball, Nova Scotia – including New Minas’ Hilary Monette – will play Alberta in the placings round at 4 p.m.
On the men’s side, Acadia student Kendal Steele is playing with Team PEI, which is out of medal contention as well. They remain winless, but will attempt to change that at 2 p.m. with a match against Team Northwest Territories.
Full schedules, results and statistics are available here.
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