Local sports briefs – August 13

The Red Deer Renegades prepared for the provincial U14 Tier II girls’ soccer provincials this weekend in Red Deer with a 1-0 victory over Edmonton South West United in their final regular season game of the Edmonton Interdistrict Youth Soccer League season.

Warmed up for provincials

The Red Deer Renegades prepared for the provincial U14 Tier II girls’ soccer provincials this weekend in Red Deer with a 1-0 victory over Edmonton South West United in their final regular season game of the Edmonton Interdistrict Youth Soccer League season.

Sydney Daines scored the lone goal on a penalty kick 24 minutes into the first half and goaltender Emma Newton made it stand up. Daines received the penalty kick after Celine Jensen was taken down in the box by the United keeper.

The win gave the Renegades a 10-1-2 record for the season and left them in second place, one point back of the Edmonton Strikers.

The Renegades are in the same pool as the Strikers at the provincials and they meet in their opening game Friday at 7:15 p.m. at Edgar Park.

The loser of the game faces the Edmonton Sting at 11 a.m. Saturday and winner clashes with the Sting at 4 p.m.

Playoffs are set for Sunday with the championship final at 3 p.m.

The U14 Tier II boys’ championship is also set for this weekend at Edgar Park with the Red Deer United representing Red Deer.

The United squad faces the Spruce Grove Saints Friday at 7:15 p.m. with the loser of the game clashing with Edmonton South West United at 11 a.m. and the winner at 4 p.m.

The playoffs also go Sunday with the final at 2 p.m.


Evanecz in seventh

BLAINVILLE, Que. — Red Deer’s Mitch Evanecz managed to get through 10 holes of the third round of the Canadian men’s amateur golf championship before darkness called a halt to the day.

Evanecz was one-over par on the day and three-under overall, which has him in a tie for seventh.

Leader Cam Burke of New Hamburg, Ont., is through nine holes and is four-under for the day and nine-under overall, two strokes ahead of Matt Hill of Forest, Ont., who is even for nine holes.

Kyle Morrison of Red Deer managed to finish his round and came in with an even-par 72 and is three over, which has him in a tie for 35th.

Tom McKinlay Jr. of Lacombe is one-over following 10 holes and seven over overall and tied for 61st.

Red Deer’s Carson Kallis, 17, was 11-over following two rounds and missed the cut.


Duncan sits second

HIGH RIVER — Red Deer’s Pete Duncan remains in second place following the second round of the 54-hole Alberta senior men’s golf championship at the Highwood Golf and Country Club Wednesday.

However, Duncan shot a second round five-over par 75 and fell 13 strokes back of Frank Van Dornick of Camrose, who came in with a 65 for a 131 total.

Howard Broun of Calgary, who had a 71, and Bob Courtney of Edmonton, who shot a 70, are tied for third at 146.

Dave Raabis of Rocky Mountain House is tied for 13th at 151, following a 75, while Tom Skinner of Red Deer moved up into a tie for 18th at 152, following a 74.

Merv Dusyk of Red Deer shot a 76 and is tied for 22nd at 153 with Eric Brodie of Red Deer another stroke back at 154, following a 74.

Denny Humbke of Ponoka came in with an 82 and sits tied for 58th at 160 with Les Swelin of Sundre at 161, following a 79.

Aro Dudley of Ponoka had an 80 and is tied for 72nd at 163 with Don Longmore, who shot a 79, tied for 79th at 165 and Ron Hilz of Erskine, who had an 83, tied for 82nd at 166.

George Wallace of Red Deer is at 91-81—172, Sim Koopmans of Red Deer at 92-82—174 and Charles Dallas of Innisfail at 97-87—184.

Action concludes today.


Pasula tied for sixth

CALGARY — Brett Pasula of the Red Deer Golf and Country Club is tied for sixth following the opening round of the 36-hole Frank Lindsay bantam golf championship at the Inglewood Golf and Country Club Wednesday.

Pasula shot a six-over par 78 and is seven strokes back of Brenan Moroney of British Columbia.

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