Sports briefs – June 3

Keegan Soehn of the Red Deer Thunder Country Trampoline Club was a triple gold medalist at the Canadian National trampoline and tumbling championships for the second year in a row.

Soehn wins triple gold

at national trampoline,

tumbling championships

Keegan Soehn of the Red Deer Thunder Country Trampoline Club was a triple gold medalist at the Canadian National trampoline and tumbling championships for the second year in a row.

Soehn won the youth men’s individual trampoline and double-mini trampoline (DMT) titles and teamed with Sebastien St. Germain of Quebec to take the synchronized trampoline title.

Soehn set the Canadian record for the highest score for youth men on the trampoline.

He also earned gold in the men’s team trampoline and a silver on the DMT with Team Alberta.

Meanwhile, Kyle Soehn was silver in the senior men’s DMT and bronze on the trampoline.

He also picked up a silver with Team Alberta in the team trampoline.

Amanda Martin won silver on the trampoline and bronze on the DMT in the novice women’s 10-14 year-old division.

Brittany Lane and Morgan Akins were both competing in their first national finals in the novice 15-and-over division.

Lane was 11th out of 26 competitors in the DMT category and 15th in the field of 33 on the trampoline. Akins was 17th on the DMT.

The event was also the first trails to the world championships to be held in Russia in November.

Keegan Soehn leads the men’s 17-and-over team while Martin is third on the women’s 13-17 year-old team and Kyle Soehn third in the senior’s division.

The second and final trails go in July in Okotoks.

West qualifies for golf final

It didn’t take Rocky Mountain House’s Nolan West long to qualify for the McLennan Ross/Sun Junior Golf Tour championship final.

West shot a 76 at Golden, B.C., during the weekend to finish second in the boys’ 17-19 year-old age class and third overall.

West received a wild card berth to the championship final, which is set for Aug. 31 at Wolf Creek Golf Resort.

Chris Cooke of Canmore shot a 73 and won the overall title on the first extra hole against Brennan Swanson of Calgary.

Swanson was first in the boys’ 15-16 year-old category while Tyler Cassidy of the Red Deer Golf and Country Club tied for third at 81.

Red Deer girls lacrosse team splits

Red Deer split a pair of weekend games in bantam girls’ lacrosse league action, losing 6-4 to the St. Albert Rams and beating the Edmonton Warriors 8-1.

Paige Farries scored all four goals for Red Deer against the Rams while Tamara Arnold and Farries had three goals each and Elissa Spiegelmann and Torie Goings one apiece against Edmonton.

Lakers beat Lighting in soccer play

The H.J. Cody Lakers of Sylvan Lake recorded a 4-2 victory over the Hunting Hills Lightning in Central Alberta High School Soccer League play Monday.

Aaron Murray, Kyle Jaroslawsky, Howie Gray and Andrew Jevne scored once each for the Lakers while Juan Osorio and Victor Garcia replied for the Lightning.

Warriors victorious over Chiefs

Dustin Bakke scored twice to lead the Red Flame Warriors to a 5-3 win over the Red Deer Chiefs I in peewee lacrosse action Tuesday.

Aidan Wilson, Justin Anderson and Jaxon Thompson also tallied for the winners, while the Chiefs got goals from Andrew Keller, Carter Kish and Jason Pezzella.

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