Many local athletes were active on the first day of competition at the Saskatchewan Summer Games in Meadow Lake on Monday, as baseball and swimming were two of the main sports being contested.
The South East baseball team started perfect, defeating South West 9-2 in the morning and edging Parkland Valley 5-4 in the afternoon.
All six members of the Estevan Haulers named to the team played in both games.
Tribune's Brandon Hutt led South East in the opener, hitting 3-for-3 with a two-run homer and a walk. Colton Gingras of Estevan was 3-for-4 with two singles and a double.
Mitchel Clark (Estevan), Carson Perkins (Bienfait), Jesse Mack (Macoun) and Preston Hutt (Lampman) saw action in both games.
The South East baseball team was scheduled to close out the round-robin Tuesday morning against Saskatoon before playing in the semifinals last night. The final is today.
Meanwhile, several local swimmers earned medals on Monday.
Abbie Reich, Lanelle Bilokraly and Oxbow's Lindsey McNab were all part of the South East team that won gold in the 4x50 metre freestyle relay for girls aged 13-14.
Estevan's Samuel Beahm and Oxbow's Carter MacFarlane and Morgan MacFarlane were on the relay team that won gold in the 4x50 metre freestyle for 14-15 boys.
Estevan's Racquelle Gibbons and Oxbow's Janissa Cooley were on the silver-winning team in the 4x50 metre freestyle relay for 11-12 girls.
Estevan's Zachary Beahm and Colin Sutter were part of the South East foursome that earned bronze in the same event for 12-13 boys.
Reich placed fourth in the 50-metre breaststroke for 13-14 girls, and Samuel Beahm was fourth in the 200-metre freestyle for 14-15 boys, and Gibbons was fifth in the same event for 11-12 girls.
Gibbons also finished eighth in the 50-metre breaststroke and Sutter was 10th in the same event for 12-13 boys.
Several Oxbow swimmers reached finals as well.
McNab, who was the flagbearer for South East, won gold in the 50-metre breaststroke for 13-14 girls. She was also fourth in the 200-metre freestyle final.
Morgan MacFarlane was fourth in the 100-metre backstroke for 14-15 boys.
Cooley finished fourth in the 50-metre breaststroke for 11-12 girls, while Carter MacFarlane was fifth in that event for 14-15 boys.