Quebec, Ontario strike gold in Canada Games beach volleyball

Audrey Gauthier and Laura Cote-Collin of Quebec rallied for the gold medal on Saturday, beating Ontario 21-18, 21-18 in the women’s beach volleyball final at the Canada Summer Games .

British Columbia clinched bronze with 21-10 and 21-13 wins over New Brunswick.

The 21-year-old Quebec athletes outlasted the young combination of Sophia Hladyniuk and Emma Braticevic in the thrilling final at Canada Games Park in St. Catharines, Ont.

On the men’s side, Ontario duo Steven Abrams and Jonny Pickett defeated British Columbia’s Luke de Greeff and Dan Everton 21-11, 21-12 to win the gold medal, while Quebec beat Nova Scotia 21-16, 21-23, 15-9. to capture bronze.

In women’s basketball at the Meridian Centre, Alberta won gold beating Saskatchewan 71-60, while Ontario clinched bronze with a decisive 57-36 win over Quebec.

In men’s basketball, Ontario beat British Columbia 81-70 to win gold, while Nova Scotia defeated Alberta 90-83 in the bronze medal final.

Ontario crushed Alberta 11-1 at Welland Baseball Stadium on Saturday to win the men’s baseball gold medal, while Saskatchewan cruised to a 6-5 win over British Columbia to win the bronze medal .

Ontario continues to lead the overall medal standings with 86 medals, including 38 gold. British Columbia is second with 68, followed by Alberta with 61, Quebec with 54 and Manitoba with 20. Yukon and the Northwest Territories did not win any medals.

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