Galang near perfect en route to a fourth-place finish
Ray Galang bowled a 299 game on his way to a fourth-place finish at the Xcalibur Spring Singles tournament in Surrey.
Galang had a total of 1,834 over eight games for a 229 average. Marc Schofield
Also at Xcalibur, Marc Schofield bowled the ninth 300 game of his career in the Xcalibur Classic Trio’s league on March 6.
BMX club seeks members
The Action BMX (bicycle motocross) Club at 76 Avenue and 126 Street in the Newton/Strawberry Hill area of Surrey is welcoming new and existing riders to the 2008 season. Racing is for boys and girls ages three to 45, with beginner to expert levels.
Action BMX gets underway March 31 for practice and April 3 for racing. Call the club hotline at 604-309-6421 for registration information.
Action BMX is a registered non-profit society sanctioned by Cycling B.C. with a website at www.actionbmx.com.
Podium finish for triathletes
Seven members of Team Sungod contested the first triathlon of the spring season at the University of British Columbia, with four athletes finishing in the medals.
In the Olympic distance category (1.5 km swim, 40 km bicycle, 10 km run), Jan Baker won gold in the women 45-49 year-old class. Fay Waterberg competed in her first Olympic distance race winning silver for women 50-54. Carol Holmes took the silver for women 55-59, while George Reid placed ninth in the 45-49 men category.
A newcomer to the sport, Mihaela Albu tried the short course race (400 m swim, 11 km bike, 5 km run) and won silver in her first ever triathlon.
In the sprint distance (800 m swim, 20 km bike, 5 km run), Irene Wilkin finished 5th for women 50-54.
All-stars second in Edmonton
Surrey’s own Adrenaline All-Stars placed second at the Alberta Cheerleading Association Championships in Edmonton.
The team, established in September of last year, competed in the Senior Level 3 division, and had their best-ever performance.
“We are so proud of our first year team for doing as well as they have all year, it was a great way to end the season, said Nikki Holm, the team’s coach at Cartwheels Inc. “We are looking forward to our spring training where we hope to invite new participants and strengthen our teams even further.”
Information about Surrey’s only cheerleading program can be found at www.cartwheels.ca
Hurricanes qualify for Kamloops
The Surrey Hurricanes qualified for the B.C. Hockey’s Midget B championship tournament in Kamloops, after winning a four-team playoff. Surrey won all three games at the playoff, defeating Richmond, Cloverdale and Langley by a combined score of 27-6.
Goaltenders Jason Sidhu and Kory Poirier were stingy in goal, helping the Hurricane advance the March 16-20 provincial tournament in Kamloops.