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                                         SPORTS & LEISURE

                                                                                                                                                                                              Independent & Free Press, Thursday, December 1, 2011
                                                          Anderson off to UNCG
                                                          After representing Canada at three international
                                                          tournaments this year as a member of the Junior
                                                          National Team, Georgetown’s Adam Anderson
                                                          (left) gets a bit of a break from the baseball mound,
                                                          while also having the peace of mind about where
                                                          he’ll be going to university next year. The 16-year-
                                                          old left-handed pitcher helped the Canucks finish
                                                          second at the recent World Junior Qualification
                                                          Tournament in Cartagena, Colombia, earning
                                                          Canada a berth in next year’s IBAF World Junior
                                                          Baseball Championship in Seoul, South Korea. A
                                                          Grade 12 Christ the King student, Anderson also
                                                          signed a National Letter of Intent and Scholarship
                                                          with NCAA Division I school University of North
                                                          Carolina at Greensboro.

                                                                      Photo by Adam Morissette

Rebels host Bermuda in b-ball home-and-home                                                                           Bike father,
   The senior boys’ basketball Rebels from                held the lead into the third quarter, but end-
Georgetown District High School visited
Bermuda for a tournament during the U.S.
                                                          ed up losing 71-65.
                                                             Georgetown’s Alex Garvey and Sebastian
                                                                                                                       bike son
Thanksgiving and will continue the cultural               Beckett were named to the tournament all-               The father-son off-road motorcy-
exchange by hosting a team from the North                 star team.                                              cling duo, Keith (in action right)
Atlantic territory this weekend.                             Bermuda’s CedarBridge Academy has a                  and Kyle Bichard (below right)
   For the second year in a row, the Reb-                 team entered in this weekend’s Tip-Off Clas-            from Georgetown, both complet-
els participated in the Bermuda Thanksgiv-                sic at GDHS and will take on the host Rebels            ed the 2011 World Enduro Can-
ing Classic, which featured some U.S. high                Friday at 2:30 p.m.                                     ada season on the podium after
school squads.                                               Georgetown’s Christ the King, Orangeville            their finishes at the Ontario Cross-
   Starting off with a 57-38 victory over the             Westside, Richmond Hill, Aldershot, Bramp-              Country Fall Series’s finale at the
Bermuda National High School All-Stars,                   ton’s Cardinal Leger and Peterborough are               Gopher Dunes track near London.
GDHS’s seniors downed Florida’s Boca Raton                also in the tournament, with the final set for           Keith won the Vet Senior (45-54
Christian 68-40 before falling to Northwood               Saturday at 5:30 p.m.                                   yrs.) age group, while 13-year-old
of Shreveport, Louisiana 56-34 to complete                   As well, the Rebels begin Halton Tier I              Kyle was second in the Mini Senior
the preliminary round.                                    league regular-season play today (Thursday)             (12-14 yrs.) in the final standings.
                                                                                                                  Keith also collected $100 for post-
   Coach Steve Pettit’s Rebels faced North-               at Christ the King against the cross-town ri-
                                                                                                                  ing the fastest lap of the day.
wood again in the championship game and                   val Jaguars beginning at 3:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                           Submitted photos

Albany 10th at                                                                                                                                Storm warning
Florida tourney                                                                                                                     Chelsea Dixon (left) and Tarea Heshka of the Silver
   Players from Ontario swept all                                                                                                   Creek Storm get set for a block during last week’s
of the division titles at the Maple                                                                                                 North Halton elementary school volleyball Tier I girls’
Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s Boston                                                                                                      championship match against Milton’s Hawthorne at
Pizza National Championship                                                                                                         Georgetown District High School. The Storm pre-
held recently at the Champions-                                                                                                     vailed 25-21, 25-16 and moved on with Hawthorne
Gate Golf Club in Orlando, Fla.,                                                                                                    to compete in tonight’s (Thursday’s) Halton cham-
with Georgetown’s Joel Albany                                                                                                       pionships at E.C. Drury in Milton, along with Tier
placing 10th out of 24 competi-                                                                                                     I boys’ North Halton finalist Stewarttown. Matches
tors in the boys’ 14-16 age group.                                                                                                  are scheduled to run from 4-9:15 p.m. Thursday at
   Albany, 16, recorded rounds                                                                                                      E.C. Drury. No Halton Hills teams qualified for the
of 85-76 to earn the Day 2 Come-                                                                                                    Halton championship tournament in the Tier II girls’
back Award, finishing 18 shots                                                                                                       or boys’ divisions.
back of winner Keaton Jones of
                                                                                                                                                        Submitted photo

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