Peace Region athletes claim 9 medals at Western Canada Summer Games
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Peace Region athletes are bringing home nine medals following the conclusion of the Western Canada Summer Games.
Rycroft golfer Max Sekulik earned a bronze medal individually and a silver in the team even. Delayne Rowland from Wembley competed in women’s team Judo, earning a silver medal, and earned a second silver in the individual event.
Local wrestlers fared particularly well with Sexsmith wrestler Kinley Link earning gold in women’s wrestling individually and silver in the team event. On the men’s side Grande Prairie’s Dennis Bridge and Sexsmith’s Alex Barnfield earned silver in the team event and both earned silver medals individually in their respective weight categories.
Grande Prairie was represented on both men’s and women’s basketball teams as well with coaching staff and player Cam MacDonald. Both teams finished in 4th place.
Overall Alberta earned 226 medals over the course of the games which wrapped up yesterday in Fort McMurray.