Knights roll through first week

KDSS teams go undefeated

It was a week of wins for the Kincardine District Secondary District School Knights.

KDSS volleyball, soccer and golf teams opened the BAA regular seasons with wins right across the board.

Monday at KDSS, the senior girls basketball team opened the BAA season with a 52-14 win over the Chesley District High School Cougars. Coach Vince Jennsen said the squad had a balanced attack, with 10 different players putting points on the board. Taylor Schmidt scored a game high 13 points.

The junior basketball team also handily defeated the Cougars. Carly Schmidt had a game high 14 points, while Taylor Risteen and Jessica Smith each added six in the 35-16 victory.

Both teams are in action today in Port Elgin.

Tuesday in Chesley, both the junior boys and junior girls soccer teams earned wins over the host Cougars.

In junior boys action, Derrick Andrew, Matt Helm and Gerrit Satosek each found the back of the net in a 3-1 win.

The girls team shut out CDHS 4-0, with Kincardine getting goals from four different players. Steph Thompson, Sarah Leydon, Dana Morariu and Cosette French each had a goal, and Sam Bianco, between the KDSS pipes, had the shut out.

Thursday the girls team got a pair of goals from Sara Gossell and one from Tawny Robinson as the Knights edged out JDSS 3-2. . In other junior soccer action last week the Sacred Heart High School Crusaders beat Owen Sound’s OSCVI Falcons 4-1 in girls action. In boys play, SHHS beat OSCVI 3-0 and Grey Highlands High School of Flesherton 3-0.

The boys volleyball teams also kicked off the BAA season Tuesday.

Kent Bernath (#10) sets the ball for his teammates during junior boys volleyball action Tuesday afternoon at the high school. Both Bernath’s junior team and the KDSS seniors beat Walkerton District Secondary School in straight sets.  In the background are Cody Lemon, (#6) and Dan Austin (#5). (Josh Howald photo)

At home, the seniors cruised to 25-10, 25-10 sweep of the Raiders. Following that contest, the junior boys beat WDSS by 25-11, 25-10 scores. Thursday in Chesley, both teams picked up straight set wins over the Cougars and the Saugeen District Secondary School Royals.

Wednesday in Southampton, Taylor Schmidt claimed the BAA girls golf championship. Schmidt shot a 75 to claim the Bluewater golf title for the second consecutive year. She was to compete in the CWOSSA golf championship on Monday in Kitchener-Waterloo at Rebel Creek. Should she qualify for OFSAA, she will play at that tournament in Oakville Oct. 15.