The Central Ontario Region of Pony Club held its Prince Philip Games Finals on Sunday, July 6 at Royal Lane Farm between Highway 12 and Lindsay, north of Highway 7. Highlight results are shown below.
At the A level, a combined Uxbridge-Scugog/Simcoe/Toronto & North York team, the "USSTs" won the Regional championship, with the Rising Star "Sandybacks" second (no third place). The members of the A Champions are James Cruikshanks, Stephen Hall, Meghan Midwood (Toronto & North York), Jane Stephenson and Emily Stubbings (Simcoe).
In the Masters competition, the Uxbridge-Scugog "Electric Six" team finished on top, with the Durham/Uxbridge-Scugog "Draters" team second and another Uxbridge-Scugog entry, "Team Awesome", third. The "Electric Six" comprises Mori Cruikshanks, Sean Cruikshanks, Jesse Durward, Samantha Macdonald and Jessica McVittie.
The top Regional A and Masters teams go on to play for the Eastern Canada Championship against teams from the Western Ontario and Saint Lawrence-Ottawa Valley Regions later this month, with the Western Ontario Region hosting the meet this year. The two top Eastern Canadian A level teams then play against Western Canadian representatives for the national championship, also in Western Ontario Region. There is also a National Masters Championship, to be hosted by Alberta North Region this year. Both national championships are scheduled for August 31-September 1.
B and C teams compete at the Regional level only.
The Maple Pony Club team took the honours at the B level, with Rising Star second and a combined Uxbridge-Scugog/Victoria/Northwoods team third. The members of the B Champions are Laura Hicks, Riikka Kojola, Megan O'Hara, Lauren Sergejewich and Molly White-Williams.
At the C level, Maple #1 was first, the Temiskaming "Sapphires" second and the Uxbridge-Scugog "Royal Lane Rockets" third. The members of Maple #1 are Sunny Willert, Alice Pintaric, Jen Stoltz and Kiara Crosbie.
For more details e-mail Bob Inglis, Central Ontario Regional Communications Chair, or call him at 416-493-1223 (office) or 416-491-4230 (home).