Summer tennis anyone?

Sports in brief

Ian Jacques / Editor
June 26, 2014 12:22 PM

After a fun, change-partners tournament held at the Suncoast Racquet Club recently Terry Kvam, Mike Zanchetta, Ron Kydd and Friedl Brudermann were the happy finalist. Check out the latest news regarding the indoor, community tennis club on Facebook: SRCTennis.

The Suncoast Racquet Club is offering a summer of youth tennis instruction at the club in Sechelt with coach Jacques Joyal.

The first camp is from July 7 to 11 for beginning players ages six to eight from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Fee is $80.

A beginner and intermediate session follows from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. for ages nine to 12. Fee is $100. An advanced session for ages nine to 12 runs from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Fee is $100 and then a beginners and intermediate session for ages 13 and up runs from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Fee is $80.

There is also a camp from Aug. 11 to 15 with several of the same sessions.

For more details and to register, contact Joyal at 604-741-7858.

Canada sixth in Mexico

Roberts Creek’s Kyla Richey and her Team Canada mates came home with a sixth place finish from the recent XIII Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup at Juan de la Barrera Mexico.

Cuba outplayed Canada 3-1 (26-24, 23-25, 25-21, 25-15) to claim the fifth place in Canada’s final match.

Richey was the best for Canada with 18 points, including two blocks and three aces.

“I wanted to test some of the players who had not seen a lot of playing time,” Canada’s Coach Arnd Ludwig said. “We stayed in the game for the first three sets, but then they looked a little bit tired. We have work to do since this is the start of the season.”

Lacrosse

The Sunshine Coast Rapids bantam lacrosse team have their eyes on the provincial prize.

After defeating the Delta Islanders last weekend 12-2 and 6-0 to win their best-of-three playoff series, the Rapids now take their 18-0 record to the provincial championships July 10 to 13 in Victoria.

Both the peewee and midget teams are also pursuing banners in the coming weeks.


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