Penticton singer takes top spot at PNE Star Showdown

Beamer Wigley of Penticton takes first in Kid's division at PNE talent competition.

Beamer Wigley at the PNE Star Showdown.

Beamer Wigley at the PNE Star Showdown.

Penticton’s Beamer Wigley took first place in the Kid’s division at The PNE Star Showdown singing Eye of the Tiger. Star Showdown is a province-wide talent search that showcases the hottest young performers.

Summerland’s Mariah Gauthier, 11, performed Popular and finished in third place in the Kid’s division.

The annual Fair, an end of summer tradition for thousands of British Columbians, features more than 700 shows, exhibits and attractions that are free with admission. The 2012 Fair at the PNE runs daily through Labour Day, Sept. 3.