According to the latest numbers on the BC Games results page as of Sunday evening, the host squad combined to win an incredible 103 medals – 30 gold, 33 silver and 40 bronze.
That left the Fraser Valley with a comfortable lead over runner-up Vancouver-Squamish, which won 77 total medals, but the Zone 5 team registered the most golds with 32.
In third place was Thompson-Okanagan Zone 2 with 65 medals.
Some of the highlights from Sunday’s competition:
• Curling wrapped up with gold medal matches at the Mission Leisure Centre. On the boys side, the Fraser River Delta rink skipped by Richmond’s Brayden Carpenter rallied to edge Vancouver-Squamish’s Jay Ueda 5-4 to clinch the title. The girls champ was the Fraser Valley rink skipped by Dezaray Hawes of Anmore, which beat Prince George’s Alyssa Connell and her Cariboo-North East foursome 8-1.
• The Fraser Valley female hockey team authored a thrilling 3-2 victory over Fraser River Delta in the gold medal game, behind goals from Aldergrove’s Alicia Perez, Priya Sidhu of Surrey and Alexis Kahlert of Maple Ridge.
• Thompson-Okanagan earned ringette bragging rights, beating Fraser River Delta 9-2 for gold at Matsqui Recreation Centre.
• Vancouver-Squamish clinched the team gold medal in badminton, knocking off Fraser River Delta.