KGTC athletes soar in North Van
The Kamloops Gymnastics Trampoline Centre had 13 athletes at the North Shore Invitational, hosted by Flicka Gymnastics in North Vancouver.
Christine Strain was the Kamloops club’s top competitor, placing third on bars, beam and floor, along with third all-around in the provincial Level 2 tyro category.
Competing in the Provincial 2 argo division, Bella Wood placed fourth on vault and teammate Chloe Macus was fourth on bars.
In the Provincial 3 novice category, Jade Wood earned a silver medal on beam, while teammate Sydney Leahy, back from an injury that kept her from competition last season, placed fifth on vault. Taylor Gray was seventh on floor in the same division.
Jennaya Motokado earned bronze on vault in Provincial 5 tyro competition and teammate Shayla Gifford won bronze on beam in the Provincial 5 novice category.
On the men’s side, Riley Mott claimed silver on pommel horse in the Level 3 under-13 division, while teammate Marc Thibault placed second on high bar and third on vault in the 13-and-over Level 3 division.
In men’s Level-4-and-up action, Taylor Berthelot’s top finish was sixth on rings. Teammate Jason Dahlgren placed sixth on floor. Tristian Lockerbie was 11th on vault.