Chilliwack flies Fraser Valley flag at BC Summer Games

The 2014 BC Summer Games in Nanaimo participant list includes more than 20 athletes/coaches/officials with Chilliwack ties.

The list of participants for next month’s BC Summer Games in Nanaimo was released late last week, with Chilliwack natives sewing up spots in several sports.

Chilliwack has 22 athletes, four coaches and four officials listed for the Games, which start July 17.

Marcus Aubin, Rowan Hamilton and Kate Sokolowski will represent Chilliwack in athletics.

Dylan Ohlsen and Brendan Schulz, local bantam baseball players, will play for the Fraser Valley East district.

Jaya Bannerman,  Josi Debruyn, Kate Stuart and Deanna Tuchscherer will play basketball for the Fraser Valley girls team, with Bob Watson making the trip as an assistant coach for the Vancouver/Squamish squad.

In canoe/kayak, Jon Allen will act as head coach of the Cariboo-North East zone. Austin Atkins, Maddison Atkins, Rhys Taylor and Isabel Taylor will compete for the Fraser Valley.

The equestrian event has Deseray Smith representing the Fraser Valley with Barb and Colin Schmidt acting as officials.

Mitchell Thiessen will tee off in golf.

Marley Edwards will suit up for the Fraser Valley in boys soccer, while Pat Harkness serves as an official. Lynne Harkness will officiate on the girls side.

Riley Folk and Dylan Janzen are both involved in boys softball, with Todd Morrison serving as assistant coach for their Fraser Valley crew.

Meghan Carmichael, Wyatt Hine and Kara Wismer will compete in swimming.

Olivia Strickland will represent the Fraser Valley in synchronized swimming, with Nicole Gabrisch and Annie Smith acting as officials.

Larry Daley is the assistant coach of the Fraser Valley boys volleyball team.

Find the participant list at bcgames.org

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