Local Sports Wrap For Monday, December 4

Posted on Monday, December 4, 2017 09:17 AM

A pair of bantam teams from Fort Frances were runners-up at a tournament in Emo over the weekend.

The Greens Predators lost 6-4 to Lake of the Woods Baudette in the A side final.

The Wu Warriors were edged 5-4 by Kenora's Forest Flyers in the B-side.

 

Fort Frances Causeway Cougars finished second overall at the Norwest Tournament of Stars in the Atom A division, losing 5-0 to Longlac in the final game.

The Cougars won three, lost one and tied one to get to the final.

Fort Frances Family Motor Sports went 2 and 2 in the tournament while the Atikokan Voyageurs were winless in four games.

 

Fort Frances Muskies girls hockey team defeated International Falls Friday 3-1.

Morgan Rasmussen had the lone goal for the Broncos.

Muskies goal scorers were not provided.

 

International Falls Broncos boys hockey team was beaten 7-1 by Virginia on Saturday.

Gust Lorenson with the goal.

The Broncos junior varsity club beat Virginia 4-3 in overtime.

 

Fort Frances Lakers are now mirred in a five game losing streak after a 7-3 loss to Thief River Falls on Friday.

 

In college hoops, Rainy River Voyageurs men's team split games, losing 98-91 Friday to St. Cloud, then rebounding for a 97-66 win over Fergus Falls.

The women also split games, losing 73-72 to St. Cloud and winning 80-71 over Fergus Falls.

And in high school ball, International Falls Broncos boys basketball team opened their season Friday with an 83-35 loss to Bemidji.

 

Joe Basaraba picked up a single assist in three games in the ECHL over the weekend.

It came in in Greenville's 2-1 loss to Orlando on Friday.

Netminder Ryan Faragher was tagged with the loss in Idaho's 4-1 loss to Tulsa, also played Friday.

Meantime, International Falls native Willie Corrin has been loaned to Laval of the AHL by the Brampton Beast.

 

Fort Frances players making a mark for the Kenora Thistles triple-A midget team over the weekend.

Sullivan Shortreed and Cooper Witherspoon each had a goal and an assist in Saturday 5-4 overtime win over the Winnipeg Wild.

Ethan Carlson-Jourdain also recorded an assist.

Jacob Clendenning had the team's lone goal yesterday in a 5-1 loss to the Eastman Selects.

Matthew Booth was in net in that game.