LACOMBE — The Red Deer Thunder Country Trampoline and Gymnastics Club captured 22 medals, including 13 gold, at the Thunder Country invitational trampoline meet during the weekend.
Kyle and Keegan Soehn and Zach Blakely were all double gold medalists.
Kyle Soehn won the trampoline and double-mini trampoline (DMT) in the national senior men’s division while Keegan Soehn won both events in the national youth category and Blakely took both titles in the provincial C boys’ division.
Blakely also teamed with Spencer Hansen to win the provincial C boys’ synchronized trampoline title.
Hansen was fourth in the DMT and fifth on the trampoline in the provincial C boys’ category.
Amanda Martin won the DMT in the national novice 10-14 year-old women’s category and was second on the trampoline while Amy Hawkings won the DMT in the national novice 15-and-over women’s division and was ninth on the trampoline.
Madeline Potter captured silver in the provincial B women’s DMT and bronze on the trampoline.
Morgan Akins took third in the national novice 15-and-over trampoline while Brittany Lane was sixth on both the trampoline and DMT.
Kalena Soehn won the provincial B women’s DMT and was seventh in the trampoline while teaming with Madeline Potter to take silver in the synchronized trampoline.
Karalyn Idland and Tiffany Cottier won the provincial B synchronized trampoline title while Cottier was second in the provincial B trampoline and ninth in DMT. Idland was fourth in both individual events.
Alexandra Potter won the provincial C 10-and-under girls DMT while Brandalynn Muhlbeier won the trampoline in the provincial C 11-and-over girls’ division. Potter and Muhlbeier were third in the provincial C synchronized trampoline while Micheala Marchuk and Mackenzie Partridge finished second in the same category. Marchuk was sixth in the DMT and seventh on the trampoline in the provincial C girls’ 11-and-over division while Partridge was seventh on the DMT and sixth on the trampoline in the provincial C 10-and-under girls’ category.
Caiden Cline placed second in DMT and sixth on the trampoline in the provincial B men’s division while Person Kooman was sixth on the DMT and seventh on the trampoline in the same category.
In provincial C 10-and-under girls, Jordan Smith-Morphy was 10th on the DMT and seventh on the trampoline and Laura Arnush ninth on the trampoline.
Lightning iced at provincials
COLD LAKE — The Stettler Lightning created very few sparks in the Alberta Junior B hockey championship tournament.
The Heritage League Northern Conference champions, in fact, posted a dismal 0-3 record, losing 4-2 and 3-1 to the Fort Saskatchewan Hawks and Lloydminster Bandits Thursday and Friday, respectively, and 5-2 to the Whitecourt Wolverines in their final game Saturday.
Ryan Teske notched two of Stettler’s five goals in the tournament, with Paul Ivey, who also had three assists, Robb David and Adam McDavid each scoring once.
The Heritage League champion Cochrane Generals were 2-1 in pool play, recording respective 6-4 and 6-5 wins over the Sherwood Park Knights and host Cold Lake Ice, and falling 5-4 to the Calgary Royals Blue. The Generals then dropped a 5-1 semifinal decision to Lloydminster.
Lloydminster defeated Whitecourt 4-2 in the provincial final.