Cariboo Archers Mary Thurow (back from left)

Cariboo Archers Mary Thurow (back from left)

Archers dominate Canadian championships

Numerous Cariboo Archers emerged triumphant from the Canadian 3D Archery Championships in Carberry, Man.

Numerous Cariboo Archers emerged triumphant from the Canadian 3D Archery Championships in Carberry, Man., following three days of competition during the weekend.

Trailing after day one, Al Campsall led by six points after day two and increased his lead to win his 16th Canadian Archery Championship.

Jessie Mobbs won the ladies longbow division to claim her second Canadian Archery Championship this year after winning the indoor event prior.

Fred Streleoff and Dan Mobbs showed why they will represent Canada at the World Championships this year.

Streleoff claimed his sixth Canadian championship, while Dan finished a strong silver medalist in the men’s recurve division.

Both archers finished well ahead of their closest rivals in the field.

In junior classes, Joelle Thurow won her first championship beating both boys and girls in the peewee class.

Her big brother, Ty Thurow, dominated the pre-cub compound class as he best the second-place athlete by more than 70 points.

Streleoff and Campsall were back in action later this week competing at the Field Archery and Target Archery Championships.

The pressure will be on Campsall as he is the defending champion in both.

For results see a future Tribune/Weekend Advisor.