Sports briefs – April 20

The Red Deer Exelta Gymnastics Club trio of Connor Trepanier, Dylan Patsula and Findley McCormick swept the podium in the Alberta championship during the weekend.

Exelta gymnasts sweep provincial podium

The Red Deer Exelta Gymnastics Club trio of Connor Trepanier, Dylan Patsula and Findley McCormick swept the podium in the Alberta championship during the weekend.

Trepanier walked away with four first-place finishes, including the artistic all around title and level 4 provincial championship. Patsula and McCormick, meanwhile, picked up a total of seven medals.

Alan Ng also excelled in level 4, capturing two gold medals and a silver and finishing fifth all around, while Mitchell Kalan won a bronze medal in the level 2 vault and placed 10th all around in his first provincial championship.

Exelta placings:

Level 1 and under — Jonathan Lo, sixth on floor, 12th on pommel horse, and rings, 17th in vault and high bar, 13th all around.

Level 2 — Mitchell Kalan, third in vault, ninth on floor and pommel horse, 10th on rings, high bar and parallel bars, 10th all around.

Level 4 — Connor Trepanier, fourth on floor, first on pommel horse, rings and parallel bars, fifth on high bar, ninth in vault, first all around; Dylan Patsula — Second on floor and rings, third on parallel bars, fourth on pommel horse, fifth in vault and high bar, second all around; Findley McCormick, first on parallel bars, second on pommel horse, fourth on high bar, sixth on rings, seventh on floor, 10th in vault, third all around; Alan Ng, first on floor and high bar, second in vault, sixth on pommel horse, 11th on parallel bards and rings, fifth all around.

Pumps perfect weekend

Red Deer Quinn Pumps racked up a pair of peewee A lacrosse wins during the weekend, downing the St. Albert Rams 7-1 and beating the Edmonton Blues 8-5.

Dawson Reykdal fired three goals againt the Rams, with singles added by Mathiew Giele, Jared Ferguson, Declan Johnston and Ben Pasiuk.

Johnston, Jordy Quinn and Jeff Dewitt each tallied twice against the Blues, while Reydal and Giele also scored for the winners.

Rugby registration

The Red Deer Titans Rugby Club youth rugby orientation day is today, with registration set for 5-7:30 p.m.

The program, for boys and girls aged seven to 14, runs May 4 to July 30, with games set for Mondays and Thursdays from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m.

For more information, contact the City of Red Deer recreation department at 403-347-3491.

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