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Summerland cross-country race
Cael Warner of Kaleden busted through the finish line of the 7.4-kilometre Summerland cross-country run in 26 minutes, 40 seconds on Sunday. Shelly Hack of Redmond, Wash., was the first female to finish in 32:54.
In the kids’ 3.2-km race, the overall male winner was Stephen Moore (under-13) from Salmon Arm in a time of 13:19 and top female was his sister, Julianne (under-13) in 14:00. Local top three finishers in their categories were Keagan Ingram (Summerland) second U13B, Tamatea Westby (Summerland) third U13B, Connor Gauthier (Penticton) 1st 13-15B, Kaelan Covert (Oliver) second 13-15B, Liam Mulhall (Penticton) third 13-15B, Hannah Walton (Summerland) first 13-15G and Haley Berrisford (Summerland) second 13-15G. The race, which attracted 99 participants for the 7.2-km distance and 33 for the 3.2-km distance, put on by the Interior Running Association, took place on the Trans Canada Trail near the rodeo grounds.
University men’s basketball in Oliver
South Okanagan Secondary School in Oliver is hosting men’s university basketball between the UBC Thunderbirds and North Idaho State on Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. The Thunderbirds are coached by Kevin Hanson, who used to coach the boys’ section of the Penticton Basketball Camp. Spencer McKay, a former SOSS Hornet all-star and UVic player, is an assistant coach with the Thunderbirds. In addition to the game, there will be a basketball clinic for boys and girls Sunday on Oct. 20 at 10 a.m. for $5. Game admission is $15 and tickets are available at the door or are available before the game through Fred Fedorak by calling him at 250-493- 6387 or emailing him at email@example.com.
Senior men's golf
The team of Robin Greer, Allan Kregosky, Stan Wiskel and Les Proudfoot won the final event for Penticton Senior Men’s Golf Oct. 9. The group took the four-man shamble format, two low net firing 107 for -33. In second, firing 111 (-29 ), was the team of Bill Christiansen, Bob Eaton, Gary McAdam and Sid Perrot. Tom McLaren fired a hole-in-one on 16.