Ridge Meadows Racers post firsts in PoCo

Skaters were competing at the Port Coquitlam interclub meet

Ashley Kelsey picked up two first-place finishes and a second-place finish for the Ridge Meadows Racers speed skating club last weekend, despite recently coming back from an injury.

Kelsey was competing at the Port Coquitlam interclub meet and was one of many Racers’ skaters to post strong results.

Marshall Shupe finished second in the Division 7 300-metre event, in addition to three third-place finishes, including a personal best.  Also in Division 7, Tristan Kelsey took a couple of seconds and a third-place finish, while  Cassandra Suchodolski posted two third-place finishes and Jessica LeClair posted a personal best.

In Division 4, Timothy Song posted a personal best to take first in his 400-metre race, as well as third in the 200-metre. Teammate Adam Abbott grabbed a second and third, and notched a personal best in the 200-metre at his first meet. Luke Chung also had two second-place finishes and posted a five second personal best in his first interclub race.

In Division 8 action, Justin Cross continued to show his speed taking two firsts while Annie Russell pushed to a first in her 500-metre and was edged out at the line for first in the 200-metre.

Teammate Robert McLennan had strong meet with a couple of personal bests and three third-place finishes.

Michael Warkentin flew to two first-place finishes in  the 200-metre and 500-metre, while Brianna Utas skated finished second in her 500-metre race, while fighting hard to take third in the 1,500-metre.

Ian Cross led Ridge skaters in Division 1 men’s open with a couple of second-place finishes, including a photo-finish in his 500-metre race against tough competition from the United States. William McLennan notched a firs-place finisht in his two 500-metre outings and a third in the 1500-metre..

Ridge will host its Interclub B.C. Winter Games qualifier meet Sunday, Dec. 11 all day at Planet Ice in Maple Ridge.

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

IN THE PAGES: Libraries offer online educational alternatives for kids

Maple Ridge librarian Sarah Jost suggests a few websites parents might want to check out this fall

SHARE: Views offered from local dikes

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

Sunny skies expected across Lower Mainland this week

After weeks of rain and smoke, Environment Canada forecasts clear skies and steady warm temperatures

Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Sept. 27 to Oct. 3

World Farm Animals Day, Drink Beer Day and Virus Appreciation Day are all coming up this week

Ridge Meadows Hospital executive director an “out-of-the-box” thinker

Rich Dillon brings years of valuable experience with Vancouver Coastal Health

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

Canadian ski resorts wrestle with pandemic-vs.-profit dilemma as COVID-19 persists

Few are actually restricting the total number of skiers they allow on the hill

Victoria-area RCMP locate high-risk sex offender thanks to help of taxi cab driver

Scott Jones wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, ‘a risk to women and girls,’ police say

Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

A (virtual) walk around the world by 88-year-old B.C. man

George Doi says it’s simple: ‘I like walking’

End of CERB means uncertainty for some, new system for others

As of a week ago, the CERB had paid out $79.3 billion to 8.8 million people

Horgan, Wilkinson trade barbs over MSP premiums, health care at campaign stops

Horgan called a snap election for Oct. 24 earlier this week

Most Read