After winning 1-0 over the Northwest Territories in Canada Summer Games female soccer consolation round action last Tuesday, Team Yukon was guaranteed a best-ever finish.
In a fight for ninth place Wednesday afternoon, the squad settled for 10th, dropping the decision 4-0 to Team Newfoundland and Labrador to secure the team’s best-ever finish at a Canada Summer Games competition.
In other action on Wednesday, the boys basketball team fell 88-63 to Prince Edward Island. The girls basketball team lost to Newfoundland and Labrador, falling 85-29.
In men’s beach volleyball, Benjamin Grundmanis and Max Clarke played their final game of the tournament, winning a set against Prince Edward Island, before dropping the game 2-1.
Today’s action included:
Team Yukon played their final game, falling 80-20 to Prince Edward Island.
The boys also played their final game of the tournament. They lost 84-68 to the Northwest Territories.
Team Yukon’s first athlete to compete in heptathlon is in action today. Kate Londero begins the two-day, seven-event competition this afternoon. She is the only Yukon athlete in the 15-person field.
Londero’s first event is the 100-metre hurdles, followed by high jump, shot put and the 200-metre sprint. Tomorrow sees long jump, javelin and the final even, the 800-metre run.