Riley McIntosh, a Grade 4 student at the Penticton Christian School, minds the net during a friendly game of soccer with his classmates at the school’s annual Sports Day on Oct. 2. (Contributed)

Athlete of the Week: Riley McIntosh

Riley McIntosh is a Grade 4 student at the Penticton Christian School

It’s not easy being a goaltender, but Riley McIntosh was able to keep focus for his turn in the position at the Penticton Christian School’s annual Sports Day.

A Grade 4 student, McIntosh stepped up to mind the net during a friendly game of soccer against his classmates on Oct. 2. His confidence and focus paid off and the day was an overall success, according to Tania Dicer, with the school.

Dicer said Sports Day is a great way for the students to bond and connect while they practice their athletic skills in friendly competition.

Know someone you want to nominate as an athlete of the week? Email us a short write-up and a horizontal photo to newstips@pentictonwesternnews.com.

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