Thursday April 24, 2014






Sports Briefs: Classics take third at Langley meet

The Kamloops Classics swim club finished third out of 18 teams at the sixth annual Langley Olympian Invitational Swim Meet on the weekend.

The Classics took 15 swimmers to the meet, and they brought home 43 medals.

Marina Ackermann, in the 12-and-under girls, earned gold in the 200-metre freestyle, silver in the 400m freestyle and bronze in the 200m butterfly and 200m backstroke.

Megan Dalke, in 14-and-under girls, had an outstanding meet, winning gold with a meet record in the 200m freestyle. She also set club records in winning the 400m individual medley and taking second in the 200m IM, and also won gold medals in the 100m butterfly and 100m freestyle, along with a silver medal in the 200m freestyle.

Carel Ackermann, in the 14-and-under boys, won six medals. He was first in the 100m breaststroke, second in the 100m freestyle, 200m breaststroke and 200m IM and third in the 200m and 400m freestyle events.

Colin Gilbert set a pair of club records, one in winning gold in the 400m IM, the other in a silver performance in the 400m free. Swimming in the 14-and-under boys, Gilbert also won the 100m backstroke and was second in the 100m and 200m butterfly events and the 200m freestyle.

Dylana Milobar, in the 15-and-over girls, earned gold medals in the 100m and 200m backstroke events, along with a silver medal in the 100m free and bronze in the 200m IM.

Austin Phillips swam to six medals in 12-and-under boys, counting a pair of silver medals along with four bronze.

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The Sa-Hali Sabres will play for 11th at the provincial senior AA boys soccer championship in Burnaby Wednesday.

The Sabres went 1-1-1 to finish third in their pool after the round-robin. They opened Monday with a 0-0 draw with the Victoria-St. Michael’s Jags and a 2-0 loss to the Burnaby-Cariboo Hill Chargers before beating the Delta-Sands Scorpions 1-0 on Tuesday.

Sa-Hali lost 5-0 to the Gulf Island Scorpions in a consolation game, and will play the Maple Ridge-Samuel Robertson Titans this morning.





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