Great results from local athletes at BC Winter Games

A number of local athletes were in Mission last week to compete in the BC Winter Games.

Taylor Johnstone

Taylor Johnstone

A number of local athletes were in Mission last week to compete in the BC Winter Games. Over the weekend, they competed in sports ranging from alpine skiing to gymnastics and wrestling.

Marysville gymnast Taylor Johnstone, 14, had success in the Vault Female Category 1 with a silver medal finish.

Johnstone was profiled last week alongside fellow gymnasts from the Key City Gymnastics club. Kayley Lim, 13, also from the club, took fourth place in the Vault Female Category 2. She is from Cranbrook.

Kimberley cross-country skier Mackenzie McLean also had great results at the Games, with a fifth place finish in the in the Individual Start Midget Girls and a sixth place finish in the Individual Sprint Midget Girls.

Kaeden Rendek, from Creston won gold in Judo for the Under 46 kg Men. Liam Teetzel, from Fernie, won gold in the Judo Under 73 kg Men category. Noah Teetzel took third in the Under 60 kg Men category.

Anna Koevoet, from Fernie took gold in the Judo Under 40 kg Women, while Emma Norquay, from Invermere, took bronze in the Judo Under 44 kg Women.

Mackenzie Dubois, from Canal Flats, earned a bronze in Judo Under 57 kg Women. Curtis Eldridge, from Fernie, earned a silver in the Judo Under 81 kg Men.

Jacob Marchi, from Wasa, earned a bronze in Freestyle Skiing in the Moguls Juvenile Male category.

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