Sports Briefs: KGTC trio qualifies for B.C. Games

Kamloops Daily News
January 7, 2014 01:00 AM

Three Kamloops Gymnastics Trampoline Centre athletes qualified for the B.C. Winter Games at a Zone 2 Invitational meet on the weekend.

Jade Wood, Christine Strain and Drew Kanigan were the qualifiers, while Sydney Leahy and Riley Mott are looking to earn wild-card spots. The BCWG are scheduled for Feb. 20-23 in Abbotsford.

Medalists in the Provincial 1 Gold/Silver/Bronze were: Rebecca Wharton (gold on floor and all-around, silver on beam and vault, bronze on bars); Ava Barrett (gold overall, silver on floor and vault, bronze on bars and beam); Sienna Angove (silver on floor and overall, bronze on vault, bars and beam), Marissa Colistro (silver on vault and overall, bronze on bars, beam and floor) and Nicole Colistro (silver on vault and bronze on bars, beam, floor and overall).

Provincial 1 medalists included Ella Colistro, who took bronze on vault, bars, floor and all-around, and Jemma Fitmaurice, who was third on beam. In Provincial 2, Martina Fish (gold on bars, beam, and overall, silver on vault, bronze on floor), Chloe Macus (silver on bars), Brooke MacLaren (bronze on bars), and Brooke Topolovec (silver on floor) were the medalists.

Strain was second on vault and third on bars beam, floor and all-around for Provincial 3, in which Bella Wood was third on vault and Hope Harvey was first on floor, second on vault and third on bars. Chantal Martens was second on beam and second overall.

Jade Wood was first on bars, floor and overall and second on vault in Provincial 4, while Quinn Butcher was first on vault, second on bars and third on floor and all around. Leahy was second on beam, and third on vault and bars.

Lauren Wotton, in Provincial 5, was golden on beam and overall, silver on vault and floor, and bronze on bars. In the men's event, Kanigan took first on parallel bars and high bar, second on rings and vault and third on pommel horse and all-around.

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Steven Rintoul, a product of the Kamloops Minor Baseball Association now playing at McGill University, has earned a $500 scholarship from B.C. Minor Baseball Association.

Rintoul was one of five B.C. players selected to receive the scholarship. The catcher/third baseman is starting for the Redmen.

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Two members of the Thompson Blazers have been named to the B.C. Major Midget League all-star game.

Goaltender Daniel Toews and forward Dexter Robinson will play for Team Red in the annual game, scheduled for Jan. 17 in Langley.


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