Kala Stone and Alex Smith-Van Dyke of the Kamloops Track and Field Club returned home from the Legion Canadian Youth Athletics Championships in Charlottetown, P.E.I., with bragging rights.
Stone won a gold medal in the under-18 girls’ 1,500-metre race, silver in the 800-metre event and bronze in the 4X400 relay.
She ran the 1,500-metre in 4:35.77 and the 800-metre in 2:13.87.
Stone, coached by Bruno Mazzotta, is now the No. 1-ranked girl in B.C. in her age category in the 800-, 1,500- and 3,000-metre distances.
Smith-Van Dyke, coached by Ryan Jensen, set a new meet record and won gold in under-16 girls’ pole vault, clearing 2.80 metres.