Bowlers qualify for provincial YBC tenpin tournament

Duncan Lanes medalists from the YBC tenpin zone tournament in Nanaimo are: Taira McKenzie (back), Amber Kelly and Mackenzie Thompson (middle) and Owen Ketch (front). - submitted
Duncan Lanes medalists from the YBC tenpin zone tournament in Nanaimo are: Taira McKenzie (back), Amber Kelly and Mackenzie Thompson (middle) and Owen Ketch (front).
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Three Duncan Lanes bowlers advanced to the Youth Bowling Canada provincial tenpin tournament following zone qualifying at Nanaimo.

Mackenzie Thompson, Owen Ketch and Amber Kelly are all moving on.

Thompson won the gold medal in Bantam boys with a 631 total pinfall. Ketch was the silver medalist with 589 pins.

In Bantam girls, Amber Kelly is provincial-bound after earning a silver medal with a 444 total.

Taira Mckenzie would normally have qualified after winning the silver medal in Senior girls with 779 pins. But there were not enough senior girls at zones and only one of three advanced.

Other Duncan results included: a fourth place for Wyatt Wratten in Bantam boys after a 536 total; fifth for Rowan Allair in Bantam girls at 394 pins; fourth by Mikayla Edmunds in Junior girls at 528 pins; fourth for Josh Green in senior boys with 798 pins plus a high game for the tournament of 233 and fifth by Tyler Murchie in senior boys at 745 pins.

• The Brentwood College senior girls’ basketball team recently placed sixth out of nine teams at the Mark Isfeld tournament.

Playing host Isfeld in the first game, Brentwood started strong and went up 17-16 after the first quarter but eventually lost 78-58.

Local product Tajzha Doman had a strong game with 14 points.

Brentwood then went up against Carihi for the second time in two weeks and pulled ahead on the strength of an 18-4 run in the second quarter and won 66-41.

Brentwood beat Woodlands 64-37 with a short bench and concluded with a 76-39 loss to Vanier AAA.

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