GAMES ROUNDUP: Triathlon drama, soccer action Friday

Soccer foes faced off and triathletes endured to claim gold at the BC Summer Games in Abbotsford

GAMES ROUNDUP: Triathlon drama, soccer action Friday

Dramatic finishes in triathlon and epic battles on the soccer pitch were among the high points of the action in Abbotsford this morning at the BC Summer Games.

See our coverage from today so far:

Waterskiing: Kelowna’s Isaac Athens, Halle Gainey takes firsts in slalom

Rugby: North-south battle in girls action (video)

Golf: Mission golfer Claggett leads after first day of Games

Wake boarding: North Van’s Harman soars to gold

High jump: Langley’s Eniko Sara comes through with gold

Wrestling: Grappling toward gold (video, photos)

Canoe and kayak: Paddlers love cutting through the water

Swimming: Opening race kicks off competition

Shotput: Another record-breaking toss for Dolly Gabri

VIDEO: Equestrian dressage at Summer Games

Softball: Scores from Games opening day (with video)

Swimming: Opening race kicks off competition (with video)

Synchronized swimming: Celebrating the beauty (video)

Shotput: New record set by Surrey’s Gabri

Rugby: Fraser Valley defeats Thompson-Okanagan 17-12 (with video)

Soccer: Fraser Valley boys down Kootenays 1-0

Javelin: No record, but golden throw for Chong

High Jump: Langley’s Sara Enzo leaps to gold

Long Jump: Surrey’s Malcolm Borsoi is golden

Baseball: Fraser Valley boys 4-3 over Island-Central Coast

Paddling: Canoe and kayak racers hit the water

Girls beach volleyball: Opening action (with video)

Girls Triathlon: Victoria’s Leipoldt claims gold in girls triathlon

Triathlon: Okanagan boys sweep

Girls soccer: Fraser Valley 4-0 over Caribou North (final)

Boys soccer: Vancouver 2-1 over Vancouver Island (final)

Boys soccer: Fraser River 5-0 over North West (final)

Girls soccer: Island girls lead Thompson Okanagan 1-0 at half

Slideshow of Friday afternoon action:

Slideshow of Friday morning action:

In case you missed it, check out our slideshow and video from the BC Summer Games opening ceremony. View our digital online magazine about the BC Summer Games.

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