Spencer Allen and Adam Keenan of the Kamloops Track and Field Club won gold medals at the Canadian junior championships in Winnipeg on the weekend.
Allen won the men’s pole vault with a leap of 4.65 metres, while Keenan captured the men’s hammer throw title, with a Canadian junior championship record of 71.32m.
Kala Stone won bronze in the women’s 1,500m, finishing in four minutes 37.55 seconds.
Breanna Derker placed sixth in the women’s hammer throw (42.43m) and Daniel Elke was 14th in the men’s 110m hurdles (15.91 seconds).
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Kelowna United FC, with Shalayna Isakson and Kindra Maricle of Kamloops on its roster, won the Pacific Coast Soccer League reserve women’s title Sunday.
Kelowna FC finished fourth in regular-season play, at 5-7-2, thus earning the last spot into the Challenge Cup that was played in Chilliwack.
In its first game, Kelowna FC upended the top-seeded West Van FC, 2-1. West Van had gone 10-1-3 in the regular season.
In the final, Kelowna FC dumped the Mid Isle Highlanders FC, the second-place team (9-3-2), 3-1. Maricle scored the game’s first goal, rifling a shot from just over mid-field that went in off a goal post.
Isakson was in goal for both games.
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The Kamloops Rattlers finished fourth in the Bantam A2 provincial lacrosse championship tournament in Burnaby on the weekend.
The Rattlers opened with an 11-9 loss to Mission. Josh Bosher, Anthony Matusiak and Kaiden Merz each scored twice for Kamloops, with Kordell Primus, the game MVP, Brenden Bickert and Ryan Dergousoff adding one each. Ethan Milobar and Paige Dairon shared the goaltending.
In their second game, Kamloops got two goals from Bosher, the game MVP, in beating Ridge Meadows, 5-3. Bickert, Primus and Matusiak also scored, while Milobar was in goal.
Bosher followed that up by scoring four times in a 7-3 victory over Coquitlam. Primus, Matusiak and Brayden Jones had the other goals. Milobar, the game MVP, was in goal.
Bosher and Primus had the goals in a 9-2 loss to Port Coquitlam in Game 4. Matusiak was game MVP, while Milobar and Dairon shared the goaltending.
In the bronze-medal game, Peninsula edged the Rattlers 7-6 on a goal with 40 seconds left. Bickert, with two, Bosher, the MVP, Karsten Huth, Primus and Matusiak scored for the Rattlers, who went with Milobar in goal.
Kailey Bankier of the Rattlers won the Warrior Fair Play Award, and Merz was named a provincial all-star.
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The Kamloops Tennis Centre is getting ready for the 32nd annual Sunshine Open.
The tournament, for all tennis players, is scheduled to run from Aug. 10-12.
Entries close Aug. 2. For more information, call Al Lincoln, the tournament director, at 250-374-9936 or email him at email@example.com.