Divers off to Germany; Girls crack B.C’s top-100 hockey players; Yacht club opening day

Two divers from Saanich’s Boardworks Diving Club going to International Youth Diving Meeting in Germany

Divers off to Germany

Two divers from Saanich’s Boardworks Diving Club, Emily Schmidt and Courtney Hattie, are headed to the International Youth Diving Meeting in Dresden, Germany from April 26 to 29.

Schmidt, 14, will compete in all three events: the one- and three-metre springboards and 10m platform.

Hattie, 15, will also compete in all three events, though the tower is her specialty. The teen managed a top-12 finish among seniors on the 3m springboard at the Winter Diving National Championships, held at Saanich Commonwealth Place in December.

Girls among top-100 skaters

Victoria hockey players Megan Saunders and Cara Macfarlane are competing in the prestigious U18 B.C. Cup, April 25 to 29 in Invermere.

The tournament is a collection of B.C. and the Yukon’s top 100 female hockey players born in 1995 and 1996.

Both Saunders, who will play for the Wildcats, and Macfarlane, who’s on the Wolverines, were born in ’95.

Players are selected from the tourney to be invited to the Team B.C. provincial camp in Salmon Arm from May 17 to 21.

Opening day for Royal Yacht Club

Saturday (April 28) is the Opening Day Sailpast, the annual event put on by the Royal Victoria Yacht Club.

The parade of hundreds of boats is best viewable from Gyro Park in Cadboro Bay between 2:30 and 4 p.m. Festivities include decorated boats and a flag raising ceremony among other events.

 

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