Kamloops speed skater heading to Canadian West championships

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KAMLOOPS - The B.C. Speed Skating Short Track Championships concluded over the weekend at McArthur Island with the host Kamloops Long Blades doing well in a number of age classes.

Teagan Lawhead finished in fifth for 10-year-old males.  For 11-year-old males, Vlad Demishkevich finished second and Cameron Thomas finished ninth. Isaiah Jessie Uribe finished fifth for 13-year-old males, and Thomas Keijzer came sixth in 19-year-old males.

Leah Turner finished third for 11-year-old females, while Martina Antifay finished second for 12-year-old females. Holly Antifay finished third for 15-year-old females.

The skaters also had a number of personal bests.

Martina Antifay is now going to the Canadian West Short Track Championships in Edmonton March 19 and 20.

— This story was updated at 11:39 a.m., March 9, 2016, to correct the placements of some athletes.

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