Rane Smith of the Vernon Ski Club rounds a turn in the Okanagan Zone finals at Apex Resort near Penticton. Smith placed third in the Under 12 Girls division.

Rane Smith of the Vernon Ski Club rounds a turn in the Okanagan Zone finals at Apex Resort near Penticton. Smith placed third in the Under 12 Girls division.

Vernon skiers in the Zone

Vernon Ski Club members reached the podium in the Okanagan Zone finals at Apex Resort near Penticton.

A trio of Vernon Ski Club members reached the podium in the Okanagan Zone finals at Apex Resort near Penticton.

Racing in the Under 6 Boys division, Sean Robinson claimed a silver medal, while Rane Smith earned bronze in the U12 Girls group and Liam Glennon collected gold in the U12 Boys.

A total of 22 Vernon members competed in a field of nearly 250 athletes representing seven other clubs – Mt. Baldy, Crystal Mountain, Apex, Big White, Sun Peaks, Harper and Revelstoke.

Other age-group finishers include:

U8 Girls – Natalie Fux, 5th

U8 Boys – Braxton McDonald 11th, Hunter Schindel 13th, Joshua Donison 21st, Jonathan Lawson 23rd, Sean Battersby 25th

U10 Girls – Jamie Robinson 16th, Natasha Jones 18th, Alexus Schindel 28th

U10 Boys – Austin Armanini 11th, Christopher Kersey 14th, Rowan Trow 15th, Cole Ogasawara 16th, Adam Battersby 25th

U12 Girls – Emma Lockwood 4th, Katrina Fink 6th, Nadia Jones 17th, Rebecca Fux 25th, Morgan Clark 32nd

U12 Boys – Maxwell Steppuhn 12th, Jamie Trow 14th, Ty Ogasawara 17th, Ken Anderson 32nd,  Liam Williamson 33rd.

Meanwhile, the Vernon club’s entry level program winds up today at Silver Star Mountain Resort with the final day of its fourth annual Kal Tire Roundup for skiers ages five to 12.

Non-club members are welcome to enter the event, including the Under the Hill Downhill and the Bucking Bronco Ski Cross. Entry includes hot dog lunches and a souvenir T-shirt.

For more information, visit www.vernonskiclub.ca