Mohawk scores wins in basketball, volleyball

MohawkThe Mohawk women’s basketball team beat the Centennial Colts of Scarborough, 58-52 in their opening game of the Seneca Sting Classic in North York on Friday (Jan.3).

Stef Hrymak had 10 points to pace the Mountaineers attack. Allyson DeLorenzi and Jen Abella had eight each.

“Since it was the first game after the break, we were a bit sluggish and sloppy at times,” said Mountaineers’ head coach Kevin Duffy. “But I liked how we came back strong after every run they made and this tourney will give us a great opportunity to get our rhythm back and work in the new players we have added to the roster.”

Mohawk will be back on the court Saturday at 3 p.m.

Mountaineer men victories in Alden Cup

Make it two straight victories for Mohawk’s team in the Alden Cup Men’s Volleyball Tournament in St. Petersburg-Clearwater Florida. The Mountaineers downed the Humber Hawks, 3-1, Friday night (Jan.3). The scores were 25-23, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23.

Trevor McLaughlin led Mohawk with 13 kills and one stuff block. Steven Falk had eight kills, two service aces and two blocks. Marcin Jedrzejewski chipped in with eight kills and Mark Kaveckas had 41 assists.

“We played a very consistent match versus Humber this evening, said Mohawk head coach Matt Schnarr. “We minimized our errors with allowed our defense and rhythm to stay consistent.

“Saturday is our last match versus Sheridan and we will get to see some of our depth on the floor.”

Mohawk opened the tourney on Thursday with a win over Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu from Quebec.