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Paddlers add to medal feast at Canada Games

Nova Scotia paddlers went 8-for-8 at the Canada Games in Winnipeg on Tuesday. The Bluenose delegation made it 15 medals in 16 tries, continuing a run of excellence widely anticipated for the team.
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Nova Scotia paddlers went 8-for-8 at the Canada Games in Winnipeg on Tuesday.

The Bluenose delegation made it 15 medals in 16 tries, continuing a run of excellence widely anticipated for the team.

On Tuesday, the medal collection was two gold, four silver and two bronze.

Ashley Card of Hammonds Plains started the streak with a silver medal in the women's K-1 1,000 metres. It was her third medal in two days.

Dartmouth's Connor Fitzpatrick followed right behind with a gold medal in the men's C-1 1,000. It was his third medal and second gold already this week.

Halifax's Marlee MacIntosh took silver in the women's C-1 1,000 with a push at the finish. Halifax's Zane Clarke, the flag-bearer for closing ceremonies this weekend, shook loose for gold in the men's K-1 1,000.

The crew of Dartmouth's Ava Carew, Kate Hennessey and Julia Lilley-Osende and Halifax's Nicole Jessop got silver in the IC-4 500. They got edged out by Quebec at the finish

Brett Himmelman of Hammonds Plains and Fall River's Mark Wiseman were third in the C-2 500. Card won her second medal of the day, a bronze, in the K-2 500 with Halifax's Anna Negulic.

Clarke, Dartmouth's Robert Laureijs, Waverley's Mark Marschalko and Halifax's Jacob Steele were second in the K-4 1,000.

In other action, Nova Scotia lost 10-3 to New Brunswick and 7-0 to Manitoba in women's softball for a 0-4 start to the round robin.

Meghan McLean shot 78 as women's golf began. She's 10 shots out of the lead held by Quebec's Sara-Eve Rheaume.

Ben Chasse had a 75 to pace the Nova Scotia men in the first round. He's seven shots back of Quebec's Christopher Vandette.

Ayoub Al-arabi had three goals as the men's soccer team blanked Saskatchewan 4-0.

The women's and men's volleyball teams swept P.E.I. 3-0. The men also defeated Yukon 3-0.

 



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