Chow chases gold in Quebec

Local athletes compete in Week 2 at Canada Summer Games

Ben Chow of Surrey and Coquitlam’s Dan Caverly are unbeaten after the round robin stage of the men’s beach volleyball tournament at the Canada Summer Games in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

The pair didn’t lose a set in five best-of-three matches, and conceded the fewest points.

The Team BC pair has earned a bye through the quarterfinal round of the playoff, and will play a semifinal match this afternoon (Thursday). They will play for a medal tomorrow.

– A Surrey player has helped Team BC into the playoff round in men’s soccer.

Nicholas Pineda-Graham, a graduate of Frank Hurt Secondary, is on the provincial team which played to a 1-1 tie with Manitoba and a scoreless tie with Quebec to place second in Group A.

– Two losses in pool play eliminated Team BC from the women’s basketball tournament.

Three players from the defending provincial senior AA high school champion Holy Cross Crusaders are playing for Team BC.

In a 47-41 loss by Team BC to Alberta on Monday, Vander Helm scored 10 points and added four rebounds and three assists.

BC lost 51-49 to Quebec on Tuesday, with Vander Helm scoring four points, and Sprangers grabbing five rebounds.

Team BC defeated Prince Edward Island in a placing game yesterday (Wednesday), with Bos leading the winners with 19 points, six rebounds and three assists. Vander Helm added eight points and seven rebounds.

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