Local roundup: C-K players shut out at draft; Ontario Games nearing

Chatham’s Gino De Santis and Brody Steinman will play for the Sun Parlor Baseball Association at the Ontario Summer Games.

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No Chatham-Kent player was selected in the two-day NHL Draft that ended Friday in Montreal.

Two local players – Ottawa 67s forward Brady Stonehouse of Blenheim and London Knights goaltender Brett Brochu of Tilbury – were in the final rankings of the NHL Central Scouting draft.

Stonehouse was ranked 152nd among North American skaters. Brochu, the OHL Goaltender of the Year, was ranked 31st among North American goaltenders.

Chatham players at the Ontario Games

Chatham’s Gino De Santis and Brody Steinman will play for the Sun Parlor Baseball Association at the Ontario Summer Games.

The multi-sport event will take place July 21-24 in Mississauga.

De Santis and Steinman are teammates for the Riverside AAA Royals. They are two of four underage players (born after 2007) of the Sun Parlor regional team.

Undefeated Huskies rule out Warriors

Hannah Roesch and Lauren Nicholson each hit three singles in the Kent Bridge Huskies’ 15-0 win over the Wallaceburg Warriors on Thursday in the Lambton Kent Ladies Fastball League.

Winning pitcher Sarah Ytsma went the distance in the three-inning victory, thanks to the Mercy Rule. She struck out seven and allowed just one hit.

Ytsma also hit a triple and a single as the Huskies improved to 7-0. Cassie Whiteye and Ellen Sinclair each had two singles.

The Huskies will visit Marthaville on Monday at 8 p.m.

MacKinnon shoots 71 in the final

Chatham’s Brooke MacKinnon hit a shot under 71 in the final round of the Ontario Women’s Amateur Championship on Thursday at Loyalist Golf & Country Club in Bath.

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MacKinnon finished tied for 19th at 16 years older. She also had rounds of 77, 81 and 75.

Winner Carlee Meilleur of Lansdowne, Ont., was under 9 years old.

MacKinnon qualified for the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship taking place July 19-22 at the Westmount Golf & Country Club in Kitchener.

Stampede Day at Dresden Raceway

Dresden Raceway will celebrate Stampede Day on Sunday by inviting fans to put on their best Western gear for a chance to win prizes.

Post office time is 1 p.m.

Mr. Mach Jimmy shot the rail and is the early 2-1 favorite to win the cross-country race. Mr Mach Jimmy has four wins in 18 starts this season.

Winless strikers cleared in London

The Chatham Strikers are still looking for their first win of the season after losing 1-0 to London United Gryphons on Wednesday in London.

The Strikers defense and goaltender Brooke Foster shut out the Gryphons until the final five minutes.

The Strikers fell to 0-5-2 in the London & Area Women’s Soccer League Blue 1st Division.

They will return to London on Tuesday to face the German Canadian Bullets.

Movie, fireworks on Diamond Day

The Chatham Minor Baseball Association is extending its annual Diamond Day celebration to two days on Friday August 5th and Saturday August 6th.

On Friday, Everyone’s Hero will be shown on a 30-foot video screen at Rotary Park’s Fergie Jenkins Field during Movie Night in the Park. Customers can bring their garden chairs and blankets. Games and prizes start at 7 p.m. The movie starts at 8:15 p.m. and will be followed by a fireworks display.

On Saturday, Chatham Diamonds travel teams and Challenger Baseball teams will host games at Rotary Park, Turner Park and Jaycee Park. The first pitches will be launched at 9 a.m.

The Diamonds Day event has been canceled the past two summers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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