Locals brave wet conditions at BC Archery Championships

Three Cariboo Archers braved severe thunderstorms and incessant rain showers to compete at the BC 3D Archery Championships on the weekend.

Three Cariboo Archers braved severe thunderstorms and incessant rain showers to compete at the BC 3D Archery Championships on the weekend.

Ernie Schmid, Fred Streleoff and Al Campsall, all members of the Williams Lake club, travelled to Salmon Arm for the event, June 23-24, featuring more than 150 of the best shooters from throughout the province.

In the Masters Traditional category Schmid shot his way to a silver medal — his second medal at provincials since 2010.

Meanwhile, Streleoff went on to win his second BC Championship in the Instinctive Traditional category.

Campsall won his ninth consecutive BC Championship in the Masters Open category.

Additionally, Campsall and Streleoff were chosen for Team BC to compete at the upcoming Canadian Championships behind held in Vernon this August.

Williams Lake Tribune