High school sports championships

Nicholson Basketball

Belleville’s Nicholson Catholic College Crusaders captured the silver medal at the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) girls ‘A’ basketball championship in Smithville in November. Pictured members of the team are: (front, from left) Anna Walsh, Grace LaCroix, Madison Lees, Chloe Knapp; (back, from left) Brynne Barrett, Courtney Lambert, Kira Fiar, Charlotte Farrell, Sarah Paul and Evelyn Shakell. (Nicholson CC photo)

QuinteChristian Volleyball

The Quinte Christian High School Eagles had a strong showing at the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) boys ‘A’ volleyball championship, advancing to the quarterfinals in Caledon in November. Members of the Quinte Christian senior boys volleyball team this season were Matthew Andrawis, Brodey Brooks, Silas Luyt, Justin Postma, Dylan Prinzen, Noah Van Dyke, Edward Vanderwilp, Timothy Vanderwilp, Nolan Walcott, Andrew Walcott, George Walcott and Evan Westerman. Joining head coach Eric Lammers on the coaching staff were Jordan Hall, Janice Brooks and Curtis deVries. (Quinte Christian HS photo)

COSSA Cross-country Quinte

Quinte-area schools qualified numerous athletes for the provincial high school cross-country running championships at the Central Ontario Secondary School Athletics meet in Brighton in October. Runners who were part of the top two teams or one of the five fastest individuals in each division advanced to the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) championship meet at Lakefield College School in early November. (ENSS photo)

Centennial Chargers Football

High school football returned in the fall and the Centennial Secondary School Chargers won the Bay of Quinte and Central Ontario Secondary School Athletics championships. The Chargers went on to host Kingston’s Frontenac Falcons in the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) Eastern Bowl. (Photo from the Bay of Quinte championship courtesy of Mark Hopper)