Emily Hunt of Port Alberni hugs one of her teammates after competing in the Girls 1200m during the BC Summer Games in Cowichan. Hunt placed fifth in the event.                                 PHOTO COURTESY LOIS DEELL

Emily Hunt of Port Alberni hugs one of her teammates after competing in the Girls 1200m during the BC Summer Games in Cowichan. Hunt placed fifth in the event. PHOTO COURTESY LOIS DEELL

Port Alberni athletes medal at BC Summer Games

Games took place on Vancouver Island this year

A few Port Alberni athletes have returned home with medals after competing in the BC Summer Games in Cowichan last weekend.

Alberni wrestlers led the way with a number of prizes. Owen Spencer (63 kg) and Paige Maher (75 kg) took home gold, while Seth Price (60 kg) grabbed a silver medal. MacKenzie Boudreau (69 kg) and Scott Coulthart (90 kg) finished with bronze. Vancouver Island-Central Coast zone wrestlers also won gold as a team.

Isabella Hall, competing in the athletics category, won a gold medal in the girls hammer throw, with a result of 38.34 m.

Goaltender Diego Hopkins was also part of the silver medal-winning field lacrosse team for Vancouver Island-Central Coast.

 

Port Alberni’s Isabella Hall competes in the Girls Shot Put during the BC Summer Games in Cowichan. Hall placed 10th in the event, but won a gold medal in the Girls Hammer. PHOTO COURTESY LOIS DEELL

Port Alberni’s Isabella Hall competes in the Girls Shot Put during the BC Summer Games in Cowichan. Hall placed 10th in the event, but won a gold medal in the Girls Hammer. PHOTO COURTESY LOIS DEELL

The Vancouver Island-Central Coast team (including Port Alberni wrestlers) won gold in wrestling at the BC Summer Games in Cowichan. PHOTO COURTESY RICHELLE MCKENZIE

The Vancouver Island-Central Coast team (including Port Alberni wrestlers) won gold in wrestling at the BC Summer Games in Cowichan. PHOTO COURTESY RICHELLE MCKENZIE