Sherry Liu of Burnaby was the big story in week 2 at the Western Canada Summer Games in Kamloops.
The 17-year-old Hyack Swim Club member won four gold medals and one silver in swimming in her first-ever Games at the Kamloops Aquatic Centre.
B.C. won its fifth Summer Games trophy garnering 213 points. Alberta placed right behind with 187 points, while Manitoba nipped Saskatchewan for third 166 to 159.
In overall medals, B.C. eclipsed the opposition, winning 130 gold out of 261 total medals.
Alberta was next with 53 gold, 99 silver and 80 bronze. Saskatchewan had 45 gold and 133 total medals. Manitoba was next with a total haul of 115 medals.
Liu opened with a silver medal in the open women's 1,500-metre freestyle, but was perfect the rest of the way.
The Burnaby swimmer started off with a gold in the 400m free last Friday, winning by nearly seven seconds over B.C. teammate Taylor Padington.
Liu also dominated the 800m free the following day, winning in a time of 8: 35.17, nine seconds in front of metric mile gold medallist Tyra Rooney of Alberta.
Liu was almost three full minutes ahead of Rooney in the indoor women's 5,000m, breaking the one-hour barrier in a winning time of 59: 48.70.
She also shared a gold medal with B.C. in the 4x200m free relay.
"This was a great end to a great season. I am very excited for next year," said Liu in a Western Canada Games online press release.
B.C. dominated Alberta 6-2 in the badminton gold-medal final match.
Burnaby's Clinton Wong defeated Matt Chan 21-11, 21-11 in the men's singles. Wong and Nathan Choi won the men's doubles over Nathan Osborne and Mac Lee 21-19, 21-11.
B.C. was upset in the boys' soccer final 2-0 by Alberta.
Burnaby Selects Adriano Clemente, Mark Baldisimo, Parker Ellis and Alexander Lazazzera all won silver medals with Team B.C. Lazazzera scored a goal in B.C.'s 2-0 win over the Yukon in pool play. B.C. also knocked off Manitoba 3-0.
Sofia Savkovic of Burnaby posted the top score in the uneven bars during the allaround competition in girls' artistic gymnastics.
Savkovic recorded a 13.750 score on bars, but finished in 14th place with a 50.000 score in the four-event all-around.
In the final of the uneven bars, Savkovic finished in fourth place with a score of 12.600.
Earlier in the week, Burnaby North Secondary student Peitra Gant was named player of the game in B.C.'s 61-60 victory over Manitoba in the gold-medal final.
Gant scored seven points, hauled down a game-high 17 rebounds, while collecting two assists, one blocked shot and two steals in the championship final.
In boys' basketball, Burnaby South student Martin Bogajev was named the tournament MVP and Djordje Obradovic a tournament all-star for the goldmedal-winning B.C. team over Manitoba.
The next Western Canada Summer Games will be held in Wood Buffalo, Alta. in 2015.