Parkland teams wrap fall season

Parkland's rowers take a gold, silver and bronze at City Champs regatta, volleyball teams play well and basketball season starts

The junior boys finished fourth in the Lower Island.

The Parkland rowing crew had two fantastic days of racing at the City Champs regatta in early November.

The senior girls started the weekend off with a third place finish in both the coxed eight and the sculling double of Emma Griffith and Amanda Pomphery as well as a gold medal in the quad of Griffith, Pomphery, Nicole Cameron and Jamie Hargraves.

The senior boys won bronze in the coxed eight plus silver in the sculling quad of Ed Gawne, Shawn Shorthill, Brendan Carnduff and Grant Shapka, losing by two seconds to the top Claremont boat. Gawne and Shapka also took home a gold medal in the men’s sculling double. Parkland also proved to be a rowing force with Lara Germmrich and Shapka both receiving bronze medals for  singles rowing.

Parkland proved its might and took home the overall senior girls aggregate, senior boys aggregate and overall aggregate awards. The rowers also won the overall efficiency award making it one of the most successful regattas for Parkland for many years.

The Panther volleyball teams also finished in a strong fashion.   The senior girls volleyball team went to the Island championships in Courtenay and finished fourth on the Island. The junior boys volleyball team finished high enough in the standings to make the A division finals. The young Panthers played well, finishing fourth in the Lower Island. The junior girls volleyball team also played well. On the first day of the city B championships, they had four wins and two losses.  In the quarter-finals, they had a three-set tie-breaker loss to Oak Bay.

Chloe Hegland for represented Parkland at the Provincial Cross Country Championships in Kelowna. She ran the 4km course in a time of 18 minutes, five seconds to place 32nd out of 280 female runners in grades 9 to12.

Basketball season has just started with a flurry and all teams are hitting the floor for practices and exhibition games to start their winter sports season.

sports@peninsulanewsreview.com

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