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Richard Brewster of Kamloops posted the top time in the men’s 21 kilometre division at the North Face Dirty Feet trail race No. 1, which brought more than 200 runners to the hills above Batchelor Heights on Sunday. Brewster led the way with a time of one hour 29 minutes 26 seconds. Dave MacDowell of Jasper was second in 1:32:08, with Vernon’s Michael Stoll third in 1:38:23. Tracy Garneau of Jasper was first in the female 21km division, winning in 1:39:12. Kamloops’ Tiffany Hornbeck and Tara Klassen both finished in 1:42:30 to fill out the podium. Kamloops runners swept the podium in the 10km events. Jennifer Elfenbein was the first in the female division thanks to a time of 49:55. Elise Desjardine was second, in 51:08, with Shauna Tsuchiya third in 51:37. Jason Ladyman took the male division in 41:51, with Josh Oostenbrink second in 44:45. Brad Maki was third in 47:05. Kathleen Wright of Chase was first in the female 5km division, in 20:26, with Kamloops’ Emma McLeod second in 22:11. Blind Bay’s Chantel Jeffrey was third in 23:41. Jimmy Fenwick of Kamloops won the men’s 5km division in 18:26, ahead of Ashcroft’s Wayne Little, who was second in 19:19. Kamloops’ Greig Taylor was third in 20:07. Lidster used solid performances at three qualifying tournaments to earn his spot on the five man under 18 squad. He attended a pre tournament camp in Vancouver on the weekend. at a national event. Eric Bojesen of Kamloops picked up two medals at the Western Indoor Senior Tennis Championships in Richmond on the weekend. The event is a qualifying tournament for national team selection. Bojesen finished third in the 65 plus singles division, which was his ranking heading into the tournament. He lost in a semifinal to Ken Dahl, before dropping Vancouver’s Pat Dowling 6 4,
7 5 in the bronze medal match. Bojesen and Dahl teamed up to win the 65 plus doubles, dumping Ian Merkle and Gary Gilraine 6 0, 6 1 in the final. Three Kamloops Long Blades speed skaters finished in the top 15 at various events around Canada on the weekend. Chelsea Reith was 13th overall at the Canadian short track championships in Richmond. Dominic Villeneuve was 12th and Dana Coulter was 14th at the Canada West championships in Winnipeg. The draw for the 40th annual Kamloops International Baseball Tournament has been announced. The tournament, scheduled for July 12 15, will feature eight teams the Kamloops Sun Devils, Red Deer Riggers, North West Honkers, Everett Merchants, Kelowna Jays, San Diego Stars, Seattle Studs and a team from Thurston County, Wash. Each of the first two days will feature five games at NorBrock Stadium. The top two teams in each four team pool will qualify for the playoffs, which will be a modified double knockout.