Jock Scraps: Chilliwack sports news
Denhollander finishes 46th
Chilliwack’s Jazmyne Denhollander and David Ford placed 46th and 58th respectively in women’s and men’s K1 heats at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Ausburg, Germany last weekend. Both Chilliwack athletes failed to move on to the semiinals in the fifth and final race of the 2014 series. Denhollander finished 60th overall and Ford ended the series in 73rd place.
The Chilliwack-strong British Columbia 18U AAA baseball team finished in fourth place at the 2014 national championships in Magog, Que. last week. After a strong start with B.C. soundly beating Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, and New Brunswick they were stopped by Quebec on the final day of the tournament. They lost to Quebec’s second team in the following bronze medal match to end the four-day championships on Aug. 17.
Willing was able with shot put
Tasha Willing of Chilliwack won silver in U18 shot put at the Legion National Youth Track and Field Championship Sunday, with a best throw of 13.20 metres. Willing is from Valley Royals track and field club. Chilliwack track and field had no representatives at the meet, citing their closed track as a factor. However, the club will bid to host an event in the coming season after an upgrade to their facilities is complete.