Cowichan Bowmen host provincial archery championships

Archers from across the province converged on the Cowichan Valley earlier this summer for the BC Archery Association 3D Championships, hosted by the Cowichan Bowmen.

Medals were awarded in nearly 30 different categories, with several Cowichan Bowmen members taking home prizes.

The gold medallists were as follows: Peewee: Conner Harper, Boys Precub Compound: Adam Gazsity, Boys Cub Traditional: Sion Griffiths, Boys Cub Compound: James Luckhurst, Boys Cadet Traditional: Max Watson, Boys Cadet Compound: Kristian Anderson-Davies Girls Precub Traditional: Blayne Maust, Girls Precub Compound: Brooke Tanner, Girls Cub Traditional: Talon Baptiste, Girls Cadet Traditional: Gabi Courtorielle, Girls Cadet Compound: Tea Reimer, Girls Junior Traditional: Jaime Blankenship, Girls Junior Compound: Taylor Baptiste Ladies Longbow: Sarah Martin, Ladies Instinctive: Brenda Montebello, Ladies Bowhunter Open: Shelby Reimer, Ladies Bowhunter Release: Teri Ellis, Ladies Masters 50: Alyson Thorpe, Ladies Masters 60: Valery Gaspard Men’s Longbow: Brock Paton, Men’s Barebow: Grant Macdonald, Men’s Instinctive: Fred Streloff, Men’s Hunter: Frank Aubin, Men’s Bowhunter Release: Bernie Vanglyswyk, Men’s Bowhunter Open: Bryan Harper, Men’s Masters 50: Al Campsall, Men’s Masters 50 Traditional: Ernie Schmid, Men’s Masters 60: Rick Ellis, Men’s Masters 60 Traditional: Cliff Young