Team NL Wednesday the Games

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Team Newfoundland and Labrador's Courtney Gray (left) and Holly Ann Spurrell race th women's double handed 29er event at the Canada Summer Games Wednesday in Sherbrooke, Que. The duo finished sixth.

By Robin Short

Telegram Sports Editor—Sherbrooke, Que.

It was nothing to write home about again Wednesday as Newfoundland slumbered through a series of losses at the 2013 Canada Summer Games, a Games that just might see one medal to show for Week 1 efforts.

Perhaps the only bright light came on the mountain bike track where Mount Pearl’s Jordan Hodder managed to win the B final.

 

WRESTLING

Conception Harbour’s Rebecca Sparrow is in the semifinals today, with a match against a B.C. wrestler.

In the team event, the men’s team was 7th and the women 6th.

 

BASKETBALL

On the hardwood, Manitoba took it to Newfoundland by a 92-75 count in one of four quarter-final games. Cole Long had a big game for 1-3 Newfoundland with 26 points and Brett Warren and Stephen Ryan had 13 apiece.

Newfoundland plays Nova Scotia 4:45 p.m. NL time today.

 

SOCCER

Like the basketball team, the soccer team dropped its third straight game to fall to 1-3 with a 1-0 loss to Manitoba.

Newfoundland plays Saskatchewan 11:30 NL time this morning in a placement game.

 

SAILING

On Lac Magog, Nick Gauvreau was eighth in single handed laser. In the double handed 29er, both the men’s and women’s teams were sixth.

 

rshort@thetelegram.com

Geographic location: Newfoundland, Canada, Mount Pearl Manitoba

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