Sports Briefs: Spada nets winner as NRI runs to soccer win

Kamloops Daily News
June 4, 2012 01:00 AM

The Kamloops Rattlers couldn't get the offence going Friday in a 9-3 Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League loss to the Kelowna Raiders at Memorial Arena.

The Rattlers fired 25 shots over the first two periods on Kelowna goalie Graham Cousins, but trailed 6-0. Nathan Woldum scored twice and A.J. Lockwood singled in the third period, but it wasn't enough.

The Rattlers and Raiders will tangle in Kelowna on Friday night.

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NRI Distribution edged Kamcon 1-0 in a Kamloops Recreational Soccer League 45-plus game Sunday.
Franco Spada had the goal.

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Sun Peaks driver Jason White finished 13th at the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series' ICAR Lucas Oil Grand Prix in Mirabel, Que., on Sunday.

White, driving his Dodge, completed all 31 laps to finish in the top half of the 29-car field. White, who started sixth in Sunday's field, now is eighth in the series standings.

Andrew Ranger of Roxton Pond, Que., started 16th but moved up to win the race, leading the last 24 laps. Cambridge, Ont., driver J.R. Fitzpatrick was second, with pole-sitter Scott Steckly of Milverton, Ont., the defending series champion, third.

The next race in the series is scheduled for June 16, when the drivers will be in Bowmanville, Ont.

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The South Kamloops Titans finished 12th at the provincial high school badminton championship in Richmond on Saturday.

South Kam lost its final match, 8-3, to the Surrey-Semiahmoo Totems. The Titans had beaten the Prince George-Kelly Road Road Runners 7-4 on Friday, before losing 7-4 to the Maple Ridge Ramblers.

Carson Chu and Anthony Arduini were undefeated as a team, and Chu was named a tournament all-star.

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