Black River Anishinabe School played host to the Area 3 Frontier Games this past February 1st – 3rd. Kids from 6 schools from the communities of Beren’s River, Falcon Lake, Wanipigow, Black River, Bissett and Matheson Island came together to contest 8 different sports: Table Tennis, Archery, Snow Shoeing, Cross-Country Skiing, Trap Setting, Soccer, Badminton and Volleyball.
Ron Edwards and Andrezj Wiewiora were on hand as officials to run the table tennis event. The boys event had twelve players in it whereas the girls had eight. Preliminary pools were contested with the top two players in every pool advancing to the “A” side knockouts and the last placing group players advancing to the “B” side knockouts.
The winners were as follows:
Boy’s Gold Medal: Heath Everett, Beren’s River School
Boy’s Silver Medal: Brady Boulette, San Antonio School, Bissett
Boy’s Bronze Medal: Treyson LaQuette, Black River Anishinabe School
Girl’s Gold Medal: Aurora Fisher, Beren’s River School
Girl’s Silver Medal: Sancia Semple, Beren’s River School
Girl’s Bronze Medal: Kainsley LaQuette, Black River Anishinabe School
The top two boys and top two girls advance to the Frontier Divisionals to be held March 1st- 3rd in Snow Lake. Congratulations to all!
Ron Edwards Reporting