The Record Sports Briefs

Track and field, minor lacrosse award winners and a correction

Royal City Track and Field Club athletes Emmanuel Dadson and Brianna Bates both earned silver medals at the Kamloops provincial track and field jamboree last weekend.

Dadson, 14, placed second in the boys’ pole vault, while Bates was also a runner-up in the 14/15 girls’ javelin.

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Royal City Track’s Kinsey Weir was fifth in the girls’ 15/16 pole vault.

Emily Chilton, 15, had a fourth in the girls’ 800 metres, while Grace Fetherstonhaugh was fifth at 1,200m.


The wrong person was given credit for the game-winning goal in at the provincial bantam girls’ lacrosse championshps in the July 16 edtion of The Record.

Hannah Bernoe scored the double-overtime winner for New West 1 in a 3-2 win over Langley in the bronze-medal game.

Award winners

Tyler Ewen was named the tournament most valuable player in the B.C. Lacrosse bantam A1 boys’ provincial championships in Victoria last weekend.

Ewen was a member of New Westminster’s bronze-medal-winning team.

Fair Play awards were also handed out at both the bantam boys’ and girls’ provincial lacrosse championships.

Johnnie Edin, and Zack Bellwood were the bantam A1 and A2 recipients, while Keegan Melenychuk was the bantam B Fair Play award winner.

At the girls’ provincials, Sophie Morris  won the Fair Play award in the peewee division, Emily Mackinnon and Jessica Soenen earned the awards at  the bantam level and Haley Penner and Tea Canton were the midget winners. Zoe Loewen took the junior Fair Play award for the New Westminster 1 team.

Spartans medal well

The New West Spartans had some good results at the B.C. provincial jamboree in Kamloops last week.

Nina Schultz won three events – the high jump, long jump and the triple jump in a new personal-best 11.69 metres. She also finished third in the 100m hurdles.

In related news, the New Westminster Secondary junior was ranked No. 6 in the world in hepthathlon in the youth girls’ division.

Middle distance runner Tamara Harris  tried out the 400m hurdles and lopped 2.14 seconds off her best time, placing third in a time of 1:01.71.

On the boys’ side, Mihailo Stefanovic and Bogdan Pavel dominated the 110m hurdles, finishing first and second, respectively, both clocking well under 15 seconds.

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