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Fifteen named to B.C. roster

Richmond’s Emma Kimoto, home for the summer from Indiana University where she is a member of the Hoosiers track and field team, trained in the high jump at McLeod Park last week. On Friday, Kimoto was one of the more than 400 athletes in all the different sports named to Team B.C. for the Western Canada Summer Games in Kamloops. The Games run Aug. 5-14. Thirteen Langley athletes and two coaches are among the roster. - Garrett James/Langley Times
Richmond’s Emma Kimoto, home for the summer from Indiana University where she is a member of the Hoosiers track and field team, trained in the high jump at McLeod Park last week. On Friday, Kimoto was one of the more than 400 athletes in all the different sports named to Team B.C. for the Western Canada Summer Games in Kamloops. The Games run Aug. 5-14. Thirteen Langley athletes and two coaches are among the roster.
— image credit: Garrett James/Langley Times

Thirteen local athletes and two coaches will represent B.C. at the upcoming Western Canada Summer Games in Kamloops.

The complete list of more than 400 athletes and coaches was announced on Friday (July 29) by Team B.C.

The Games run Aug. 5-14.

Leading the athletes into the opening ceremonies will be beach volleyball’s Nick Del Bianco who was also chosen to be the province’s flag bearer (The Times, July 14).

Jordan Smith, Jade Vaughan and Carolyn Sutherland will compete in track and field, while Liam Kano McGregor and Shayne Clark are on B.C.’s baseball squad. They will be coached by Eddie Dagg.

Trevor Marsh will play on the softball field.

Marissa Van Noort will represent the province on the basketball court, while Graham Kasper and Josh Brown will take to the soccer pitch.

Chelsey Hannesson is attending as a soccer coach.

The volleyball team features Tyler Heppell.

Del Muench is competing in canoe/rowing events, while Morgan Mark is on the swim squad.

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