Several Lethbridge Speed Skaters ranked in top 10 provincially following Bridge Bolt event
LETHBRIDGE, AB – After the local Bridge Bolt event that took place on Feb. 23 and 24, a number of local Lethbridge speed skaters find themselves ranked in the top ten in Alberta.
The Alberta Amateur Speed Skating Association released rankings for all skaters in the province on Mar. 1 after the second Canada West qualifier held in Lethbridge.
Lethbridge skaters ranked as follows:
T2T 11 Female Denise Wesseling 8th T2T 12 Female Mikka Eaves 2nd T2T 13 Female Jasmine Sinclair 8th T2T 14 Female Preslee Muller 4th T2T 12 Male Braeden Kremenik 3rd Jonnathan McIntosh 4th Easton Ogilvie 8th Carson Love 9th Jared Belisle 20th T2T 13 Male Riley Vanderburgh 6th Mitchell Wesseling 12th
In addition, Zakhary Adelman was ranked second in the province in the L2T (Learning to Train) division.
The Alberta Team, to attend Canada West, is in the process of being confirmed and will be announced prior to Mar. 13. The Canada West Short Track Championships brings together the best skaters in the Training to Train stage of development for the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and the territories of Yukon and Northwest Territories.
Over 150 skaters participated at the most recent event, the Bridge Bolt, representing clubs from Grande Prairie, Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House, Medicine Hat in Alberta and Regina and Melville, Saskatchewan.
Overall, Lethbridge skaters placed:
Active Start (Mixed Genders) Rachel Peake 1st Nate Winters 3rd Division 2 (Mixed Genders) Hudson Dyck 4th Zoe Wesseling 6th Donovan Ellison 7th Tristan Charest 14th Division 3 (Mixed Genders) Gavin Ogilvie 1st Zosia Adelman 4th Aaron McIntosh 12th Division 4 (Mixed Genders) Claire Peake 3rd Kallen Weighill 4th Cassie Love 5th Marie Cormier 8th Owen Muller 9th T2T 11 Female Denise Wesseling 6th T2T 12 Male Braeden Kremenik 3rd Jonnathan McIntosh 4th Easton Ogilvie 7th Carson Love 8th Jared Belisle 15th T2T 12 Female Mikka Eaves 3rd T2T 13 Male Riley Vanderburgh 5th Mitchell Wesseling 9th T2T 13 Female Jasmine Sinclair 7th T2T 14 Female Preslee Muller 2nd Open Male Jeff Peach 2nd
By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)