Brooklyn Pratt: 3 gold medals, one bronze (SUBMITTED)
Boissevain cross-country skier Gideon Nadlersmith and Brandon gymnast Brooklyn Pratt won gold medals for Team Westman at the Manitoba Winter Games on Tuesday in Winkler and Morden.
Nadlersmith, who won silver on Monday, raced to first place in the peewee male 2.5-kilometre free mass start in a time of 11 minutes 2.9 seconds. Meanwhile, Pratt placed first overall in the all-around competition in the provincial stream 10-11-year-old girls’ division with a score of 49.90, winning gold on bars and floor and bronze on beam.
Here’s a look at other Westman results on Tuesday:
Eveline Juce of Hamiota earned a bronze medal in the juvenile female 7.5km free mass start race with a time of 32:06. Imogen Nadlersmith of Boissevain and Kate Mazur of Erickson just missed the medals, finishing fourth and fifth in the peewee female 2.5km free mass start race with times of 15:06 and 15:23, respectively. Zachary Enns of Neepawa was eighth in the midget male 5km free mass start in a time of 30:07, while Josh Enns of Neepawa placed 20th in the peewee male 2.5km free mass start with a time of 17:42.
Brandon Eagles club member Nicole Russel earned a silver medal in the all-around in the provincial stream 12-year-old girls’ category, picking up gold medals on beam and floor and silver on bars. Amber Pomeroy of Rivers earned silver in 12-year-old girls’ regional stream division, winning gold in bars, silver on beam and bronze in vault.
In other all-around results, Brandon’s Emma Scott was eighth in the provincial stream 12-year-old female division; Lauryn Henriquez of Brandon was sixth in 10-11-year-old provincial stream; Morgan Boryskiewich, Natasha Jones and Daphne Ellis all of Brandon finished seventh, eighth and 10th in the 10-11-year-old female regional stream competition; while Rebecca Ellis of Brandon was sixth in 12-year-old female regional stream division. Boryskiewich earned an individual event silver medal on vault.
Meanwhile, in last night’s action, Adriana Quiring was 10th and fellow Brandonite Seren Tucker was 11th in the 13-and-over provincial stream all-around competition, while Neepawa’s Jody-Rae Pottinger and Brandon’s Shae Worthington placed eighth and ninth, respectively, in the all-around 13-and-over regional stream competition. Worthington won a bronze medal on bars, Pottinger placed third in the floor event, while Quiring tied for fourth on bars.
Westman’s girls had a tough day, blanked 15-0 by NorMan and dumped 16-1 by Central as Brandon’s Danielle Dyck scored the lone goal, to finish the round robin at 0-4. Westman went on to drop an 11-4 decision to NorMan in consolation round playoff action, with Brandon’s Kaolin Sigurdson and captain Kate O’Rourke both scoring twice.
Westman will play for a bronze medal today after dropping a 6-4 decision to Winnipeg Blue in Tuesday night’s semifinals. Reg Pohl of Douglas, Dexter Dalgleish of Alexander, Zack Wytinck of Glenboro and Kolby Chen of Deloraine scored the goals for Westman.
In junior girls’ action, Westman defeated Parkland 7-3 yesterday to improve to 2-2, while Westman’s junior boys’ team beat Interlake 7-5 to also even their record at 2-2.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition March 5, 2014