Zane Torres showed why he's among the top young skiers in the province on the weekend at Nakiska Ski Resort.
The Big White Racer skied to a fourth place finish among 101 competitors in the second of two slalom races on Sunday at the Kal Tire under-14 Can-Am event.
The 13-year-old Okanagan Mission Secondary School student was clocked in a time of 46.22 seconds, just 7/100th of a second behind bronze-medal winner Bennett Erickson of Red Deer.
Liam Wallace of Sunshine Village finished first in 45.55, while Dawson Hill of Panorama was the silver-medalist in 45.92 seconds.
Torres also competed in the giant slalom races on Saturday, placing 21st in the morning run and 18th in the afternoon.
Crows spear Sharks in Div. 3 rugby tilt
The Kelowna Crows scored the only try of the second half to defeat the visiting Bayshore Sharks 20-15 in B.C. Rugby Union Third Division play on Saturday.
Brendan Murtagh went over for the deciding major, while the other Kelowna tries came from Rick Schouten. Anthony Bird added a convert and a penalty kick for the winners at Parkinson Sports Fields.
The Crows' solid outing was highlighted by the play of backfielder Schouten and forward Cole Mosychuk.
Liquid light it up at Penticton meet
Seventeen Liquid Lightning Swim Club members stroked their way to 45 personal-best times at the KISU Swim Club meet in Penticton on the weekend.
The Lightning racked up six first-place finishes, eight seconds and eight thirds in the three-day event. Christina Russo, 17, led the way with victories in the 100-metre butterfly, 50 backstroke, 50 fly and the 50 freestyle eliminator.
Larissa Ruiz, won the 50 free and came second in the 100 back, while Kyra McNulty, 13, took top spot in the 50 back and placed second in the 100 back.
Three second-place finishes - in the 50 back, 100 breast and 50 fly - were turned in by Lauren Fauchon, while Lacey Falkingham was second in the 200 IM and Chenoa Bondar matched that performance in the 400 and 800 free.
Nine younger Lightning racked up 37 personal-best times at the Cherry Blossom Jamboree on Sunday.
Ebony Dawick swam to 100 per cent best times, including a 3:40 in the 200 IM, which qualifies her for regional meets.
Other Lightning to earn 100 per cent best times included Enrika Guidi, who took 10 seconds off her 50 free and 12 seconds off her 50 back; Pierson Piche ,who swam to five first-place finishes; Ashlinn Salverda, Kayne Ballinger, Angelina Barkley and Hanna Grover.
Others who posted best times were Jacklyn Pengilly, who took off 28 seconds in her 100 free, and Rowan Salverda, shaving 24 seconds from her previous best in the free.