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53 TEST SKILLS AT ORIENTEERING COMPETITION

The largest club-sponsored orienteering meet ever conducted in Utah was held last week at the Rock Canyon Reservoir to test the skills of 53 area residents, ranging in age from 11 to 50.

The Wasatch Orienteering Club along with the BYU Army ROTC hosted the May 13 event. Boy Scout Troop 739 of Provo took home the top team trophy by posting the five best scores.The troop also garnered the top three individual scores on the novice course. Members Kent White, William Shakespear and Robert Baird took the first three prizes, respectively.

Girls from the Pleasant View LDS 4th Ward captured the team trophy with the best four scores. Candice Curl was first on the novice course. Megan Rasmussen was second and Nolan Shumway was third.

Heritage School's Orem students captured the top two slots on the beginners course. Tidus Richards was first and Matt Herman was second. Third went to Shelly Olsen of the Pleasant View LDS 5th Ward.

For information on upcoming orienteering events, contact Robert Turbyfill at 378-7730 or 375-8554.