Langley athletes ready to shine at Summer Games

The Langley Mustangs have several members of their track and field club from Langley and Surrey representing the Fraser Valley in track and field and other events at this week
The Langley Mustangs have several members of their track and field club from Langley and Surrey representing the Fraser Valley in track and field and other events at this week's B.C. Summer Games in Nanaimo. Top row left to right: Nathan King (100m, 200m, high jump); Hannah Morrison (100m, 200m hurdles); Lauryn Cheung (kayaking); Caroline Gillespie (pentathlon); Nathan Gregory (100m hurdles, 200m hurdles, pole vault); Paul Buckingham (2000m, 1500m steeplechase); Botttom row left to right: Megan Champoux (80m hurdles, 200m hurdles, high jump); Jessica Urban (200m); and Tanika Dolfo (shot put, hammer throw). Missing: Lauren Chandra (pentathlon); Megan Shane (300m); and Ethan Foster (pentathlon).
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Ninety-eight athletes and another 16 coaches, assistant coaches and supervisors from Langley, Fort Langley and Aldergrove will be hopping on the ferry this week to head over to Nanaimo, site of the 2014 B.C. Summer Games.

The Games run July 17 to 20.

Athletics — Paul Buckingham, Tanika Dolfo, Ethan Foster, Nathan Gregory, Kate May, Hannah Morrison, Amanda Neidig, Alicia Pol, Will Riley, Liam Riley, Darin Smerdel, Megan Champoux, Megan Shane and Jonathan James Rees Jr. Julie-Anne Sillars is accompanying the team as an adult supervisor.

Athletics (Special Olympics) — Abigale Calvert, Michael Savage and Melissa Semke.

Baseball — Brockton Wickins.

Basketball (three-on-three boys) — Cooper Gettel, Matthew Martens and Nicholas Monro.

Basketball (three-on-three girls) — Sophie Parcells.

Basketball (boys) — Sam Ready and Colin Ulle.

Canoe/kayak — Kirsten Cheung, Lauryn Cheung, Ryan Hayes and Natasha Spring.

Equestrian — Elizabeth Gregory, Katrina Holscher, Trenna Humphrey, Laya Robson, Sophia Robson and Ashley Warren.

Paraequestrian — Michelle Meacher will be an assistant coach.

Golf — Jess Lee.

Inline hockey — Ryleigh Anderson, Brayden Erhardt, Corbin Genge, Logan Hunter, Jordan Keith, Connor Lewis, Dylan McBride, Spencer McKissock, Gabriel Peralta, Dayton Smith, Brodi Stuart, Brandon Sweeney, Keilan Toews, Braden Warburton and Casey Whintors. Rick McKissock and Paul Whintors are coaches, while Robert Genge, Levi Stuart and Mark Sweeney are assistants.

Lacrosse (box) — Nathaniel Kozevnikov, Roman Rose, Ryan Martel and Quinn McKitrick. Rob Martel is an assistant coach.

Lacrosse (field) — Caleb Pearson and Jeremy Steele.

Rowing — Hannah Bailey, David Camparmo, Alexander Matson and Tanner Wick. Nadine Mross is head coach and Hans-Christian Mross is an assistant.

Rugby (boys) — Jaxen Ellery and Ryan Renkers.

Rugby (girls) — Cassie Baldo, Sophia Belsher, Mackenzie Carson, Lia Colasacco, Danike Elias, Vivianna Johnson, Lauren Kerr, Nakiska Levale, Chantal MacLean, Jordynn Senay, Sydney Stoltz, Morgan Ursel, Morgan Walker and Kadeja White. Jodie Cornell is coach and Neil Grant is assistant coach.

Soccer (boys) — Simon Colyn, Nathan Demian and Tommy Millar.

Soccer (girls) — Quinn Jasper.

Softball (girls) — Krysten Bartlett. Darren Kaulius is head coach and Cassidy Smyrski is assistant.

Swimming — Mackenzie Dong and Jenessa Hillman.

Towed water sports — Sam Maj and Kyle Olsen. Rachel Maj is coach.

Triathlon — Evan Durrant and Kiona Foley. Duane Foley is an assistant coach.

Volleyball (boys) — Jordan Goh, Parker Heppell, Maxwell Heppell, Zec Johnson, Reid Marriott, Nathan Teasdale, Colton Loewen and Philip Stahl. Dan Johnson is the coach.

Volleyball (girls) — Jayden Bontkes, Olivia Heinen and Morgan Hindy.

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