Sierra Merry and her partner, Lily Fiset, had every right to be giddy.
The Lincoln Lanes bowlers, along with their coach, Peggy Hoggard, won the bantam girls YBC provincial doubles championship.
It was one of a handful of medals won by Lincoln Lanes bowlers at the provincial finals in Chase and Kamloops, but Merry and Fiset are the only gold medalists, and thus are the only Vernon bowlers advancing to the YBC national finals in Calgary in May.
Merry and Fiset won provincial gold with a four-game total of 1,168.
Lincoln Lanes bowlers brought back four silver and two bronze medals from the provincial championships.
Kevyn Hoggard was second in the senior boys singles event, rolling a total of 1,068 over five games.
Carys Reed won silver in the bantam girls singles competition with a five-game total of 756.
The bantam boys doubles team of Cormac Gibson and Zakk Hamilton, coached by Bob Dumont, placed second with a four-game total of 1090.
Viki Dumont’s junior boys team of Colby Eisenhauer, Drew Fiset, Willem Gibson and Michael Hoyland won silver with a four-game score of 2,834.
Nolan Blaeser (bantam boys singles) and Aidan Buckley (junior boys singles) won bronze medals. Blaeser scored 825 over five games while Buckley finished at 927 over five games.
The senior boys team of Tyler Droder, Kalvin Blaeser, Jarod Fehr and Matthew Christie, coached by Lawrence Kupryk, finished fifth with a four-game total of 3,105.
Cassidi Breitkreutz was sixth in the senior girls singles event with a 774 score over five games.