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Sean Palmer (left) of the St. Peter’s Panthers tries to get around a St. Thomas Aquinas Stingers player in their semifinal game during the Basketball Tip-Off Tournament held at Barrie’s St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School on Saturday. The Stingers prevailed, 78-43. St. Thomas Aquinas, based in Tottenham, faced Barrie’s St. Joseph’s Jaguars in the final, with the Jags coming out on top, 81-41. In the junior final, St. Thomas Aquinas was up against Orillia’s Patrick Fogarty Flames. The Stingers won the junior championship, 58-51. KEVIN LAMB/PHOTO

Stingers advance to finals

Sean Palmer (left) of the St. Peter’s Panthers tries to get around a St. Thomas Aquinas Stingers player in their semifinal game during the Basketball Tip-Off Tournament held at Barrie’s St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School on Saturday.

GISELE WINTON SARVIS PHOTO/SPECIAL TO THE ENTERPRISE-BULLETIN Collingwood Collegiates Anna Carruthers (122) charges up the hill on her way to a 3rd place finish and a trip to the OFSSA championship next weekend. More than 500 runners converged at Highlands Nordic in Duntroon for the GBSSA championships Thursday.

Area high schools show well at GBSSA

CLEARVIEW TWP. - Fall colours were in full splendor when than 500 runners converged at Highlands Nordic in Duntroon for the Georgian Bay Secondary School Association’s (GBSSA) cross country running championships Thursday.

Twin Lakes Secondary School forward Tyler Milligan, centre, tries to get his foot on the ball despite being surrounded by a pair of Nottawasaga Pines Secondary School defenders during action in this week’s Simcoe County Athletic Association AA soccer championship. Twin Lakes dominated, earning a 4-0 win — and its second-straight county crown. (Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times)

T’birds soar to title

Know thine enemy. It’s an admonition out of the Bible that remains applicable in the sports realm today. Just ask Twin Lakes Secondary School senior boys soccer coach Barry McCann.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Orillia Secondary School receiver Quin Bartlett corrals a pass from quarterback Jacob Johnson to earn a first down as the Nighthawks battled Eastview at the West Orillia Sports Complex. The Barrie team scored 17 fourth-quarter points to earn a 31-13 victory.

Nighthawks fall to Wildcats

After being on the wrong end of two routs to open their Simcoe County Athletic Association season, the Orillia Secondary School senior boys' football team was looking to get back on track this week against the undefeated Eastview Secondary School squad from Barrie.

Riley Korkole of the Eastview Wildcats reels in a pass in front of Brad Haines from the Collingwood Fighting Owls during senior boys action as part of the Georgian Football Festival on Wednesday at J.C. Massie Field in Barrie. Korkole ran for a touchdown on the play, as his team defeated CCI, 36-14. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Football festival

Riley Korkole of the Eastview Wildcats reels in a pass in front of Brad Haines from the Collingwood Fighting Owls during senior boys action as part of the Georgian Football Festival on Wednesday at J.C. Massie Field in Barrie.

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