Zach Jones, Southwood: The Grade 11 guard turned in a 35-point performance to lead the Sabres to a 54-44 win over KCI in WCSSAA senior boys basketball playoff qualifying action. The multi-sport athlete also plays volleyball, tennis, badminton, soccer and ultimate at Southwood, as well as club basketball with the K-W Vipers. The Sabres take on the No. 1 Eastwood Rebels in a quarter-final game Tuesday.
Emily Vigh, Sir John A. Macdonald: The left-side hitter made a huge impact in the front and backcourt as the Highlanders scored a 3-0 win over the Elmira Lancers in WCSSAA senior girls volleyball play. Vigh, who was replacing an injured player against Elmira, plays club beach and indoor volleyball with Cambridge Scorpions.
Lili Paroski, Pere Rene: The Grade 12 middle hitter (shown in photo) was dominant at the net as the Chevaliers blanked the Woodland Cavaliers 3-0 in District 8 senior girls volleyball playoff action. She plays club volleyball for Halton outside of school and was part of the winning team last summer at a month-long competition (SHAD) in New Brunswick to build and program a robot.
Shelby Kempel, St. David: The Grade 12 forward scored four goals to lead the Celtics to a 6-2 win over Resurrection in District 8 girls hockey play. She was a first-team all-star in the District 8 field hockey league and also plays slo-pitch. Outside of school, she’s a pitcher/outfielder with the Waterloo Ghosts and recently signed a scholarship to play at the University of British Columbia.
Jackson Dewar, Resurrection: The Grade 12 goaltender stopped everything fired his way as the Phoenix blanked St. Benedict 2-0 in the final regular-season game of the District 8 boys hockey league schedule. Active in the school’s athletic council, he works at the Aud during Kitchener Rangers’ home games and hopes to be involved in sports administration.
Colter Roughley, Huron Heights: The Grade 12 right-winger scored three goals to lead the Huskies to a 7-1 win over Elmira in WCSSAA boys hockey league play. He was a second-team all-star last season and was a standout player on the Huskies football team, playing receiver, defensive back and handling the kicking duties. He plays hockey in Ayr, helps coach a major bantam MD team and plays soccer at Huron Heights.
Tyreece Lalor, St. David: The Grade 11 guard chipped in with 40 points to lead the Celtics to a 76-53 win over Rockway in a District 8 senior boys basketball league playoff game. The Celtics next face top-ranked St. Mary’s in semifinal play.