Year in Review: Spring sports feature Trail dedication and accomplishment – May 2015

The Trail Times ‘Sports Year in Review’ continues featuring the highlights in Greater Trail sports for the month of May.

The Trail Times ‘Sports Year in Review’ continues featuring the highlights in Greater Trail sports for the month of May.

May

5 – The Penticton Vees win the Western Canada Cup with a 4-3 victory over the Portage Terriers to advance to the national championship RBC Cup.

– The Trail Smoke Eater sign 19-year-old goaltender Bailey MacBurnie from Salisbury School in Salisbury, Conn.

7 – Fruitvale native and former Trail AM Ford Oriole Joey Underwood signs with Okotoks Dawgs of the Western Major Baseball League.

8 – Greater Trail soccer player Nolan DeRosa commits to attend and play for the Thompson University Wolfpack in the Canada West division of the CIS.

15 – Nick Merkley and the Kelowna Rockets win the WHL’s Ed Chynoweth Cup by defeating the Brandon Wheat Kings in four straight.

16Fruitvale’s Ella Matteucci is selected to play for Team Canada women’s baseball team that will compete in the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto.

21J. L. Crowe golfers take first in the East-West Kootenay zone playdowns to qualify for the B.C. High School championships.

22Rossland’s Thea Culley is once again named to Team Canada women’s field hockey team that will play in the Pan Am Games and attempt to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games.

26 – Four young athletes from the Trail Track and Field Club excelled at the Centennial Track meet hosted by the Kamloops Track and Field Club, winning a total of nine medals that included four gold medals by Sadie Joyce, two golds and two silver from Jendaya Shields and a bronze from Maya Amantea.

29 – The Wenatchee Wild join the BCHL.

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