Success at ACAC north regional golf championships begets athletes of the week

Cole Morrison, Shaye Leidenius came in second and earned their place as RDC athletes of the week

Success at ACAC north

regional golf championship begets athletes of the week

Golf dominated the Boston Pizza RDC athlete of the week voting.

Cole Morrison and Shaye Leidenius both finished second in the individual competition in the ACAC’s North Regional championship in Edmonton.

Morrison shot a solid one-under par 71 Sunday to finish the 36-hole event at 146, one stroke back of Barrett Belland of Grant MacEwan and three strokes up on Josh Gorieu of Grant MacEwan.

He helped the RDC team finish second out of seven teams with a 619 total score, 18 strokes back of GMU and 23 ahead of Medicine Hat.

Leidenius had rounds of 81-77 for a 158 total, eight strokes back of Becky Martin of Medicine Hat and 13 ahead of Elizabeth Stewart of Concordia.

RDC finished third out of five teams with a 359 total. Medicine Hat had a 329 and Concordia a 344.

The RDC team will compete in the ACAC finals this weekend in Lac La Biche.

l The RDC basketball Kings will see their first action of the preseason Thursday when they host the University of Northern BC at 8 p.m..

l The hockey Kings have a tough weekend as they face the defending champion NAIT Ooks in a home-and-home series — Friday at 7 p.m. in Penhold and Saturday at NAIT.

l The soccer teams are on the road, visiting Lakeland College on Saturday.

l The volleyball Queens will host the annual Wild Rose Classic, running Friday through Sunday.

RDC will open the tournament Friday at 4 p.m. against Ambrose. and meet Lethbridge at 8:30 p.m. The RDC Alumni faces SAIT at 4 p.m.

Pool action continues Saturday with the playoffs beginning at 7:45 p.m.

The final goes at 2 p.m. Sunday

l The basketball Queens will compete in the SAIT tournament, running Thursday to Saturday. They face The Kings University Thursday at 4 p.m., St. Mary’s of Calgary at 2 p.m. Friday and Keyano Saturday at 10 a.m.