Ashley Sales won three gold medals at the Okanagan Regional Figure Skating Championships.

Kelowna skaters led by Sales

12-year-old from Kelowna Skating Club wins three events at Okanagan regional championships

Members of the Kelowna Skating Club racked up 24 medals at the 2016 Okanagan Regional Figure Skating Championships in Kamloops.

Ashley Sales, 12, led the Kelowna team with a trio of gold medals, winning the Pre-Novice Women Short, Pre-Novice Women Free, and Open Elements events.  Her Free program score of 67.63 points, a personal best, represents the highest score ever achieved by a Kelowna skater at the Pre-Novice level.

Meanwhile, her sister, 10-year-old Emily Sales, won a pair of gold medals of her own.  Firstly, she led a Kelowna podium sweep of Pre-Juvenile Women, flanked by Malayna Lesko and Taiya Knight.  Sales also won the Elements 2 event.

Also winning a pair of gold medals was Abby Bulawka, in the Juvenile Women’s division as well as the Elements 3 event.

Kelowna’s Aurora Schultz won the Bronze Creative event, as well as the silver medal in Bronze Interpretive.

Also striking gold were Paige Edgar and Megan Yudin, in STAR4 Girls under 13, and Preliminary Creative, respectively.

Next up for Kelowna skaters will be the BC Winter Games at Penticton next week, where members will be competing with top skaters in the province.

Here are the full results:

Pre-Novice Women Free:  Ashley Sales 1st; Maya Rose 2nd

Pre-Novice Women Short:  Ashley Sales 1st; Maya Rose 2nd

Juvenile Women:  Abby Bulawka 1st; Julia Crowther 3rd; Madeline Foley 4th

Pre-Juvenile Women:  Emily Sales 1st; Malayna Lesko 2nd; Taiya Knight 3rd; Kiera Atkins 5th; Katie Jones 8th

Gold Women:  Abbey Reiter 2nd

STAR5 Girls under 13:  Zoe Wu 3rd; Aurora Schultz 6th; Jenna Penner 7th

STAR4 Girls under 13:  Paige Edgar 1st; Amy Richardson 6th;

Bronze Interpretive:  Aurora Schultz 2nd;

Open Elements:  Ashley Sales 1st; Maya Rose 2nd

Elements 3:  Abby Bulawka 1st; Julia Crowther 2nd

Elements 2:  Emily Sales 1st; Kiera Atkins 2nd; Katie Jones 4th

Elements 1:  Amy Richardson 2nd; Paige Edgar 3rd

Intro Elements:  Konstantina Lock 5th

Bronze Creative:  Aurora Schultz 1st

Preliminary Creative group 2:  Megan Yudin 1st; Konstantina Lock 3rd; Calissa Adlem 6th



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