Megan Yudin won three gold medals at the at the Okanagan Interclub competition. -Image: Kevin Davies/AAA Sports Photography

Kelowna skaters thrive in Kamloops

Kelowna Skating Club wins 20 medals at Okanagan competition

The Kelowna Skating Club was in fine form at the Okanagan Interclub competition in Kamloops over the weekend, with 20 local skaters returning home with 19 medals.

Leading the way for the Kelowna team was 10-year-old Megan Yudin, with a trio of gold medals. After scoring a personal best 25.43 to win Pre-Juvenile Women, she followed with winning the Open Elements and Creative Level 3 events.

Her club mate, Gabrielle Jugnauth, won a pair of silver medals in Pre-Juvenile Women and Creative Level 3, respectively.

Veronica Jurska and Paige Edgar did likewise, with Jurska finding the silver lining in Star 4 Women and Star 4 Elements divisions, while Edgar struck silver in Juvenile Women and Open Elements.

Nine-year-old Calissa Adlem won three medals, collecting a gold medal Creative Improv 2, and silvers in Star 5 and Star 6 Elements.

Meanwhile, at the Juvenile Women’s level, Kelowna’s Ava Sanderson captured the gold medal with a personal best score of 28.9 points.

Ariana Rose had a personal best score of 21.84 points, clinching the victory in the Star 5 Girls under 10 division.

Marina Land also struck gold, doing so in group 2 of Star 4 Girls under 13.

Here are the full results:

Juvenile Women: Ava Sanderson 1st; Paige Edgar 2nd; Katie Jones 3rd; Mackenzie Nelmes 4th

Pre-Juvenile Women: Megan Yudin 1st; Gabrielle Jugnauth 2nd; Sarah Mullins 3rd; Konstantina Lock 5th

Star 6 Women: Madison Land 4th; Lauren Viau 5th; Jenna Penner 9th

Star 5 Girls under 10: Ariana Rose 1st; Calissa Adlem 2nd; Sophie Sanderson 3rd; Christiana Lock 4th

Star 4 Girls under 13 group 1: Jacqueline Baliski 2nd; Payton Bannerman 5th

Star 4 Girls under 13 group 2: Marina Land 1st; Veronica Jurska 2nd

Open Elements: Megan Yudin 1st; Paige Edgar 2nd; Gabrielle Jugnauth 4th; Mackenzie Nelmes 5th

Star 4 Elements: Veronica Jurska 2nd; Payton Bannerman 2nd; Jacqueline Baliski 9th

Star 6 Elements: Calissa Adlem 2nd

Star 2 Elements: Justine Labonte 2nd

Creative 2: Calissa Adlem, 1st

Creative 3: Megan Yudin 1st; Gabrielle Jugnauth 2nd

Bronze interpretive: Lauren Viau, 1st

Three members of the KSC, Daria Carr, Vienna Harwood and Mikalya Kramer, along with coach Jason Mongrain, are in Montreal this week for the 2018 Skate Canada Challenge.

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