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Jock Scraps: Chilliwack sports news

Local driver Jen Belding takes her truck to second place in the D-class category at the North West Mud Racing Association’s 2014 points series Saturday at Chilliwack Heritage Park. Belding built her own engine for Nasty Tow Mudder to race on the 61 metres of muddy straight-away. - Greg Laychak/TIMES
Local driver Jen Belding takes her truck to second place in the D-class category at the North West Mud Racing Association’s 2014 points series Saturday at Chilliwack Heritage Park. Belding built her own engine for Nasty Tow Mudder to race on the 61 metres of muddy straight-away.
— image credit: Greg Laychak/TIMES

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.

Fourth-place finish

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.

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