Athletes brought home medals from Alberta Summer Games

A number of Sylvan Lake residents were competitors at the Alberta Summer Games which wrapped up on Sunday in Airdrie.

A number of Sylvan Lake residents were competitors at the Alberta Summer Games which wrapped up on Sunday in Airdrie.

About 3,000 athletes, coaches and officials took part in this year’s games, participating in 14 different events over four days. Competitors were between the ages of 11 and 17. Over 2,100 volunteers also worked to make the games memorable for the athletes and fans.

Following are the local athletes who represented Zone 4, compiled from a list available on the Alberta Summer Games website.

In lacrosse the Zone 4 team included Brayden Laturnus, Adam Sylvester, Hunter Thudium and Riley Woytas. They finished second in the competition.

Matthew Gauthier won placed second in three swimming events — 100 fly, 200 fly and male 14-15 4×50 medley relay; third in two events — 400 free and 800 free; and fourth in two events — 200 breast and 50 fly.

Noah Lehto played on the zone’s basketball team which placed third.

Swimmer Michael Carson placed third in the male 12-13 4×50 free relay, fifth in both the 200 individual medley and 200 breast, seventh in 100 breast, eighth in 50 breast, ninth in 50 back and tenth in 50 fly.

Sarah De Gannes played on the zone’s female soccer team which placed fifth.

Four Sylvan residents were on the zone’s football team which placed seventh. They were Ryan Arnold, Justin Fedun, Carson Lethbridge and Michael Smyth.