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Local judokas earn medals

Three local fighters picked up medals at the 2000 Inner City Judo Open at Tec Voc High School in Winnipeg last weekend.

Jared Catholique-Bruyere, fighting in the orange/brown class, earned gold in the under-74 kg division after winning both of his fights.

Black belt Billy Deschamps picked up silver in the under-81 kg division after finishing with a 2-2 record.

Tucker paces Hawks

The Sioux Hawks ‘AAA’ Bantam team salvaged a split of their weekend series with the Atikokan Voyageurs ‘AA’ thanks to a 9-4 win Sunday.

A.J. Tucker, who plays locally for the B•Macs, scored three times to lead the Hawks to victory.

Matt Miller and Adam Clark each added a pair while Colin Peet and Aaron Obie also scored.

Tkachuk stages impressive comeback

Mary Beth Tkachuk fought back from a 2-0 deficit Sunday to beat Connee Badiuk in the best-of-five final of the women’s ‘B’ division at the 13th-annual La Place Rendez-Vous squash tournament here.

Tkachuk trailed 7-2 in the third game of the match before charging back. She then won the next two games 9-4 and 9-2 to ice the victory.

Canadian Tire ousted in Dryden

The local Canadian Tire Bantam ‘A’ team lost 4-2 to Red Lake in the ‘B’ semi-finals of a tournament in Dryden on Sunday.

Jamie Krukoski and Dave Starling each scored in the loss.

Canadian Tire finished the round-robin with a 2-2 record, opening action Friday morning with a 3-0 shutout over Emo.

KCs lose tourney final in OT

The local KC ‘AA’ PeeWees breezed through the field at a tournament in Sioux Lookout last weekend—often winning in lopsided fashion.

That is, until they reached the championship game.

The KCs fell just short of the tourney title, losing 2-1 in overtime to the Dryden Apollos, who avenged a 5-2 loss to the Fort Frances squad during round-robin action.