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10 medals for Saskatchewan at midway point of Canada Games

Saskatchewan added a pair of medals over the weekend – silver in female basketball and bronze in male baseball – to bring the medal count to 10 for the province at the midway point of the 2022 Canada Summer Games.

Hannah Ouellette won the province’s opening medal of the Games – a bronze in the women’s 14-26 50-metre butterfly multi-class para S1-7.

Seven wrestlers followed the lead of Ouellette on Aug. 11, winning five silver medals and two bronze medals on the mat. Alexandra Templeton, Donovan Neudorf, Myah Clatney, Shelby Guerin-Daniels and Myah Phillips won silver medals, while Julia Petryna and Olivia Rose reached the podium in the bronze position.

After a 61-57 win over Quebec in semifinal action, Saskatchewan punched their ticket to the gold medal game of women’s basketball. Saskatchewan fell just short to Alberta in the final with a 71-60 loss.

On the diamond, Saskatchewan defeated British Columbia in men’s baseball on Saturday, with a 6-5 win in the bronze medal game. It is Saskatchewan’s fourth-ever Games medal in baseball.

Saskatchewan’s 2022 Summer Games medallists

  • Team Saskatchewan, silver in women’s basketball
  • Alexandra Templeton, silver in female wrestling
  • Donovan Neudorf, silver in male wrestling
  • Myah Clatney, silver in female wrestling
  • Shelby Guerin-Daniels, silver in female wrestling
  • Myah Phillips, silver in female wrestling
  • Team Saskatchewan, bronze in men’s baseball
  • Julia Petryna, bronze in female wrestling
  • Olivia Rose, bronze in female wrestling
  • Hannah Ouellette, bronze in female para swimming

Saskatchewan is still looking for their first gold medal of the Games, which resume on Tuesday as a new contingent of athletes and sports are set to get underway. The Games conclude on Sunday, with the closing ceremony set to be hosted at Queen Victoria Park in Niagara Falls.

Week 2 sports include athletics, men’s box lacrosse, canoe/kayak, golf, road cycling, rowing, sailing, women’s soccer, men’s softball and indoor volleyball.

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