OMSK emerges victorious in seven school tournament

OMSK’s junior team took first place in Six Nations seven school community tourney last week. Deb Martin-Able OMSK coach with her winning team were all beaming over the win! (Photos by Austin Evans)

By Austin Evans Writer Oliver M. Smith-Kawenni:io Elementary took first place with a 4-1 victory against I. L. Thomas Odadrihonyanita Elementary during Wednesday’s junior lacrosse tournament. Following the previous week’s primary and intermediate tournaments, seven schools across Six Nations sent students in Grades 4, 5, and 6 to compete in the junior league tournament from 9 am to 3 pm on June 5. This single tournament took as long as the last two combined, partly due to a rain break but mostly thanks to the number of players that came out. “It’s because we have more teams in the junior division,” said event organizer and Kawenni:io teacher Alex Henry. “There are seven schools on the reserve and the juniors were the only ones that could provide all seven teams. With…

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