first_imgTORONTO, O.N. — Two Fort St. John athletes are off to big starts to their competitions at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games in Toronto.13 year-old Kade Schwarz, and 14 year-old Laila Testawitch are competing as members of Team B.C. in the sports of swimming, and volleyball respectively.Testawitch and the rest of the Team B.C. U16 girls volleyball team went 3-0 yesterday, beating New York 28-18 and 25-12. They also defeated Eatern Shore and the North 25-16 and 27-25, and Nunavut 25-20 and 25-21. The girls are back on the court this afternoon for a game against Nunavut, which started at 11:30 a.m. Fort St. John time.- Advertisement –The aquatics competition members of Team B.C. Fort St. John resident Kade Schwarz is 2nd from the right, in the back row. Supplied photo.Schwarz is going to be in the pool, competing in the U14 age group. The 13 year-old finished 2nd in the 50m backstroke and 1st in the 200m breaststroke qualifiers this morning. Schwarz is back in the pool for the finals, which start at 3:00 p.m. today. The North American Indigenous Games are being broadcast on the CBC Sports website, available here: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/naig.last_img

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