Penticton’s Hunter Visser placed eighth in Whistler during the World Skiing Invitational half-pipe championship on April 22. Visser scored 72.2, while Matt Margetts, also of Penticton, placed 11th after scoring 62.6.
The Penticton BMX Club is holding a make-up race due to its open house being cancelled. This will take place on April 29 at 1 p.m. as the club intends to recognize those in the community who donated materials to support their track re-build. The make-up race will be at 2 p.m. Members of city council will be there as will the Penticton Indian Band, who donated materials.
Pinnacles girls on roll
The under-13 South Okanagan Youth Soccer Association Pinnacles girls team earned its third straight win. They shut out Vernon United 3-0 on Sunday. Shelby Rogers and Emily Trupp shared the netminding duties and were backed up by a strong defense, notably Celine Francisco and Sophia Reimer. Sara Vriends, Azayla Klippenstein each scored one along with Farnaaz Johal’s third goal off a corner kick.
Tough roadtrip for Tigers
The South Okanagan Minor Baseball Association Tigers had a tough road trip losing four times. It started with Victoria and being thumped 17-7, then lost a closer match 6-2. Against Tri Cities, they lost 10-0 and 9-2.