Comox Valley athletes helped boost Zone 6 (Vancouver Island-Central Coast) to a second-place finish at the 2014 BC Summer Games, which ran July 17-20 in Nanaimo.
Zone 6 finished with 183 medals (75 gold, 56 silver, 52 bronze), second only to Zone 3 (Fraser Valley) who amassed 207 medals (79 gold, 72 silver, 56 bronze). Zone 5 (Vancouver-Squamish) was third with 125 medals (41 gold, 42 silver, 42 bronze).
Local results (from the Games website www.bcgames.org):
Athletics – Daniel Beaule 1st 4x400m relay, 6th 300m. Camryn Curts 2nd javelin. Elizabeth Gummer 2nd 4x400m relay, 7th 200m, 4th high jump.
Sailing – Max Brown 6th 420. Nigel Fletcher 8th Laser Radial. Rowan Fletcher 6th 420. Samuel Gregson 8th Laser Radial. Anja Leilermosser 4th Boys/Girls Optimist Blue Fleet.
Soccer Boys – Corban Collett, Tyler Griffith, Luke Yeo 6th.
Soccer Girls – Melanie Royer n/a.
Swimming – Amelia Elder 6th 500m free, 8th 200m free, 3rd 1500m free. Gabrielle Wolfe 4th 200m IM, 8th 400m free, 2nd 400m IM, 7th 200m butterfly, 2nd 800m free.
Triathlon – Anton Cecic 11th triathlon, 11th duathlon, 10 aquathlon, 10th super sprint triathlon.
Volleyball Boys – Max Brown, Nigel Fletcher, Rowan Fletcher 2nd.
Athletics – Torin Halvorson 9th 1200m, 3rd 2000m, 2nd 1500m steeplechase.
Baseball – Nate Doleman 3rd (with Bruce Biro of Bowser on the team). Thomas Green 6th Vancouver Island-Central Coast-2.
Golf – Lauren Yanick 4th zone team, 20th individual. (Megan Ratcliffe of Bowser 4th zone team, 9th individual).
Inline Hockey – Caleb Dolman 4th.
Lacrosse Box – Ryan Beauchamp n/a. Levi Hofmann n/a. Jacob Nottebrock n/a.
Rugby Girls – Georgia Bellamy, Madi Gold, Lauren Sergeant 1st
Sailing – Nate Bell 7th Laser Radial.
Soccer Boys – Joshua Southen 6th.
Soccer Girls – Molly Keyes n/a.
Volleyball Boys – Nate Bell 2nd.
Wrestling – Claudie DeMuylder 3rd 64kg, 1st zone team.
Athletics Special Olympics – Jake Hooper n/a.
Soccer Boys – Cameron Bell 6th.
Athletics – Peter Gledhill 7th 800m, 4th 1200m.