2014 BC Games conclude; Zone 3 wins team competition
July 21, 2014
Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)
The 2014 BC Summer games featured 2500 of the provinces best young developing athletes who competed in 19 sports. Golfers aged 12-16 were among those competing in Nanaimo at the multi-sport event July 17-20.
Zone 3 Fraser Valley, featuring Jess Lee, Sy Lovan, Brandon McManus, Mitchell Theissen, Jayla Kang, Clair Lovan, Jaya Rampuri, Shania Remandaban, and Jennifer Greggain were the overall zone team champions managed by Sean Bindra.
In the individual boys competition, Zone 3 swept the podium. Lovan ran away with the lead finishing at a 6-under-par 138 after finishing with a championship low score 65 on the second day of play. Lovan finished 10 strokes ahead of second place.
Thiessen finished four-over to take silver medal with Lee finishing a single stroke back at +5 after bettering his first round score by seven strokes. The 2014 British Columbia Golf Junior Boys’ Champion, Keaton Gudz, who won the title less than two weeks ago finished T8 at +13.
Shirin Anjarwalla won gold in the girls’ individual competition finishing at +14 for the tournament in front of a hometown crowd. The fourteen-year-old bested her first round score by two on the second day of competition.
Tiffany Kong of Vancouver and Tiegan Taylor of Kelowna finished tied for second at +16. Kong improved on the second day of play by six strokes while Taylor displayed consistency, shooting 80 both days.