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Local roundup: Goure gets two points, Raaymakers wins award

Deni Goure of Grande Pointe had a goal and an assist Wednesday for the Owen Sound Attack in a 7-3 loss to the Guelph Storm in the OHL.

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Goure collects goal, assist in defeat

Deni Goure of Grande Pointe had a goal and an assist for the Attack in a 7-3 loss to the Guelph Storm in the Ontario Hockey League on Wednesday in Owen Sound.

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The second-year forward has three points in three games.

Goure had 11-14-25 totals in 62 games as a rookie in 2019-20 after being a first-round pick in the 2019 OHL draft.

Raaymakers wins weekly award

Goalie Joseph Raaymakers of Chatham is the male athlete of the week at St. Francis Xavier University.

Raaymakers made 25 saves in a 5-4 win over Saint Mary’s in the Atlantic University Sport season opener Friday in Halifax and then made 32 saves in a 2-1 win over Acadia on Saturday in Antigonish, N.S.

“It’s been 18, 19 months off and the boys came together to play well the first weekend and we just want to build on it,” he said in a statement Saturday. “I felt good in there, but I’ve got to give kudos to the team. Our special teams played well, the penalty kill at the end. We covered that up and played a solid game all around.”

Raaymakers ran his record to 3-0 Wednesday with 27 saves in a 5-2 win over Dalhousie in Antigonish.

Sharks hold off Thunderhawks

Braydon Davis and Liam Sinasac of the Wheatley Omstead Sharks scored third-period goals for a 5-3 win over the Wallaceburg Thunderhawks on Wednesday in the Provincial Junior Hockey League.

Shannon Olson, Dallas Anderson and Ryan Mucha also scored for the Sharks (2-2-0-1) in front of 212 fans at Wheatley Area Arena.

The Sharks led 3-1 until Connor Debot and Seth Merritt scored late in the second period for a 3-3 tie.

Jacob Vancoillie also scored for the Thunderhawks (0-5-0-0).

Sharks goalie Ethan Carlone made 27 saves. Jacob Trudgeon of the Thunderhawks made 39.

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The Sharks will visit the Petrolia Flyers on Thursday before Saturday’s rematch with the Thunderhawks at Wallaceburg Memorial Arena at 7:30 p.m.

Stewart, Meriano win junior races

Blenheim’s Samantha Stewart won the junior girls’ 3,400-metre race in 15:30 at the Canatara Meet of Champions cross-country event Wednesday at Canatara Park in Sarnia.

Ursuline’s Gavin Meriano won the junior boys’ 3,400-metre race in 13:59.

Northern’s Alaina Burns won the senior girls’ 4,500-metre race in 20:14 and Ursuline’s Sophie Makinen was fifth.

Northern’s Ryan Davies won the senior boys’ 4,500-metre race in 16:18.

Northern won the junior girls’, senior girls’ and senior boys’ team titles, and Lambton Central won the junior boys’ division.

Tartans on top in South baseball

The Wallaceburg Tartans finished in first place in the LKSSAA South baseball league’s regular season with a 4-0 record.

They clinched the top spot by beating the Ursuline Lancers 2-1 on Tuesday at Andy Johnston Field in Wallaceburg.

Ursuline is in second place at 1-2, while Lambton-Kent and Chatham-Kent are 0-3.

The regular season ends Thursday with Ursuline versus Lambton-Kent at Kinsmen Park in Dresden at 4 p.m., and St. Patrick’s versus Chatham-Kent at Fergie Jenkins Field at Rotary Park at 4:30 p.m.

Northern (3-1) leads the North Division, followed by Great Lakes (2-1), St. Patrick’s (2-1) and Lambton Central (1-2).

The quarter-finals are scheduled for Monday, Oct. 18, the semifinals for Wednesday, Oct. 20, and the final for Monday, Oct. 25.

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