Locals participate in B.C. Seniors Games

Ten people from Houston competed in the B.C. Senior's Games in Kamloops last week.

Trudy and Arnold Amonson were among ten B.C. Seniors Games competitors from Houston and 81 from zone 11

Trudy and Arnold Amonson were among ten B.C. Seniors Games competitors from Houston and 81 from zone 11

Ten people from Houston competed in the B.C. Senior’s Games in Kamloops last week.

“Local participation was up and participants did very well,” said Arnold Amonson, Director of Zone 11.

The Houston competitors were Ann VandenHoek, Edna Quiring, Bill Sullivan, Wayne Sullivan,  Al and Ann Huls, Adrian and Jo Meeuwissen and Arnold and Trudy Amonson.

Amonson says that that over 3700 competed at the games, and the Houston competitors were part of a group of 81 participants from Zone 11, Stewart to Vanderhoof, who took home 31 medals.

Among the medal winners were Ann Huls with bronze in golf; Ray Andrews,  Mildred Bernard and Bertha Hanes from Granisle with silver in carpet bowling; and Topley residents Tom Castle and Terry Bayfield with bronze in darts pairs and Carolyn Castle with bronze in darts ladies singles.

“We enjoyed it,” said Amonson.