(Shown in photo from left to right: Ashlyn Scriven (SK), J’lynn Mitchell (SK), & Bryanne Lameg)
Congratulations to Team Mantitoba Archer Bryanne Lameg and her teammates Ashlyn Scriven and J’lynn Mitchell of Saskatchewan on their silver medal finish at the 2018 Yankton World Archery Indoor Championships this past weekend! The Canadian Women’s Junior Compound Team was ranked 4th going into their quarterfinal match against the 5th ranked Mexico. The quarter final match was very tight, seeing both teams take slim leads from one end to the next. Team Canada finished strong in the final end with a near perfect score of 59 of a total 60 points giving them a final score of 230 over Mexico’s 229. Click here to see the match summary: https://worldarchery.org/competition/17863/yankton-2018#/match/CJW/team/10
Moving onto the semi finals, Team Canada was given the daunting task of competing against the top ranked Italians. In a similar match to the quarterfinal, Canada and Italy kept the match tight through the first three ends with either team taking a slight lead at times. Again, Team Canada shone in the final end scoring a near perfect 59 points to take the final match with a final score of 230 to 229. Click here to see the match summary: https://worldarchery.org/competition/17863/yankton-2018#/match/CJW/team/4
The gold medal match saw the Canadian Women take on the second ranked team from USA. The match began with a tie in the first end, followed by Team Canada dropping five points in the second, putting them four points down from Team USA. The Canadian fought back with a strong third end tying that end with a score of 58 points. Despite the strong attempt to come back, the Canadian Team dropped one more point from the total in the last end, loosing to the Americans with a final score of 225 – 230. Click here to see the match summary: https://worldarchery.org/competition/17863/yankton-2018#/match/CJW/team/0
Our organization is proud of Bryanne and her teammates on a very strong performance, rallying to knock off Team Mexico and the top ranked Italians to compete in the gold medal match was inspiring!