Dawe, Kulych to hit the links for Yukon

Golf The first Junior/Amateur event of the season was held last weekend at Mountainview Golf Course. The tournament was a two-day qualifier to…

Golf

The first Junior/Amateur event of the season was held last weekend at Mountainview Golf Course. The tournament was a two-day qualifier to determine the representatives for the BC Junior and BC Amateur Championships to be held in July on Vancouver Island.

Fifteen keen golfers ranging from 12 to 21 years of age competed and the calibre of play was strong, and proved successful in recruiting the interest of future young competitive golfers in the territory.

Tournament Results:

Junior and overall

1st Kaleb Dawe

2nd Ted Stephens

Amateur

1st Landon Kulych

2nd Jeffrey Hunter

Additional prizes were given to winners based on special age categories:

Juvenile category: David Stephens

Bantam category: Scott Meredith

Girls’ category: Kaitlyn Stephens

Men’s Commercial Golf

MacKay LLP, Ketza Construction and Northerm were big winners in last week’s stroke format at the Mountainview Men’s Commercial golf.

Still leading the league is Emco 4-Skins as a result of a hard played win over P&M Recycling. Other big winners were Missing Links and Whitehorse Business Machines.

Next week will be the middle of season barbecue and team scramble starting at 6 p.m.

Current standings: (June 21 score, total points)

1st Emco 4-Skins, 6, 42

2nd MacKay LLP, 8, 37

3rd Shoppers Drug, 2, 32

4th Pour Rite Construction,

6, 32

5th Matco Transporation,

6, 32

6th Missing Links, 7, 32

7th Ketza Construction, 8, 31

8th Feature Foods, 5,     28

9th Super A, 5, 27

10th Lister’s Motor Sports,

6, 26

11th Total Trac Yukon, 6, 25

12th Northwestel, 3, 25

13th Skookum Asphalt, 0, 24

14th The Chain Gang, 3, 24

15th Macdonald & Co., 4, 23

16th Olson Construction,

2, 23

17th P&M Recycling, 2, 22

18th Irving Collision, 5, 20

19th Talmark/Sit Easy, 1, 20

20th NuWay Crushing, 4, 19

21st Whitehorse Business

Machines, 7, 19

22nd Roadhouse Bar & Grill,

1, 19

23rd Triple “J” Services, 2, 19

24th Northerm, 8, 18

25th Roadhouse Offsales

Relics, 0, 16

26th Kal Tire, 2, 17

27th Super Save Propane,

3, 12

28th Casa Loma Motel, 0, 8

Basketball

The Yukon Schools’ Athletic Association in partnership with Basketball Yukon announced that graduating student athletes Tim Steele-Beaver and Sina Kazemi from Porter Creek, and Robin Cunningham, David Hall and May Nguyen from FH Collins received the 2007 Canada Basketball Be One Scholarships.

Each scholarship has a value of $1,000 and is given to graduating high school basketball players that are pursuing post-secondary education in Canada.

Whitehorse Minor Soccer

Under-13 (Thursday)

Qualita Cleaners 5

Intersport 3

Brayden Kulych led Qualita with three goals, and MVP Ryan Burke and Kieran Small added singles.

Intersport’s goal scorers were Seamus Beairsto, Michael Hare, Caleb Lane. Brett Roulston took the MVP nod.

Bumper to Bumper 11

Kal Tire 9

The Bumper to Bumper prevailed in a see-saw battle to win this match. Jessie Cebuliak had four goals for the Bumpers, Michael Hunter, Tristan Olynyk, and MVP Kurtis Hills each had two and Belgie Nunaz scored as well.

Kal Tire’s scorers were Tyler Wiens, netting four, MVP Thomas Scoffin had a pair, and Thomas Pearson, Thomas Mostyn and Garret Heynen each had one.

Sportslife Trail Run

A total of 16 runners turned out on solstice eve for the Sportslife Trail Run. This week the run took place in the bush behind Granger, Lobird and Hillcrest. The runners climbed up a gradual hill and then zipped down past some elaborate mountain bike jumps.

They climbed up again for a great view of Ice Lake Valley then dropped down, skipped over a bit of a slough, and made their way back to the finish line at the end of Hamilton Boulevard.

Special thanks to Kirk Potter of Energy North for help with flagging and trail selection.

This week’s trail was about 5.2 kilometres long and ranked moderate on the difficulty scale.

Finishers:

1st Keith Thaxter, 25:44

2nd Sandro Holzinger, 26:02

3rd Brian Little, 30:15

4th Bob Nishikawa, 33:52

5th Amy Riske, 34:02

6th Tory Russell, 34:13

7th Ken Sylvestre, 34:24

8th Claude Chabot, 35:04

9th Carrie Burbidge, 35:10

10th Bryan Craven, 37:17

11th Brenda Dion, 37:17

12th Audrey Meyer, 39:56

13th Tracey Taylor, 39:58

14th Cassandra Kelly, 42:15

15th Sandi Coleman, 50:56

16th Joanne Connelly, 50:56

Next week’s run will take place on the trails around Long Lake. It’s about seven-kilometres long and ranked moderate difficulty.

Meet at the day use area at Long Lake. Registration is at 6:15 p.m. and the run begins at 6:30 p.m.

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