Good start for Valley athletes at Western Canada Games

The opening days of competition led to six medals for Cowichan Valley athletes as B.C. surged to the top of the medal standings.

The opening days of competition at the Western Canada Summer Games in Fort McMurray led to six medals for Cowichan Valley athletes as B.C. surged to the top of the medal standings.

Duncan Dynamics gymnast Darby McIntyre won gold in the floor competition on Tuesday and silver in the team competition on Monday. She also placed sixth on vault on Tuesday and 11th all-around on Monday.

Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club athletes Hannah Tuplin and Stephanie Mould won silver in the 53kg and bronze in the 47kg divisions, respectively, and helped B.C. to gold in the team competition.

More local athletes were scheduled to compete as the Games continue until Sunday.