One assistant coach and four Sooke players were part of the Lacrosse team that took the gold in the 2015 Provincials.
According to self-proclaimed “proud grandmother” Sandy Jarvis, Assistant Coach Terry Dennett and players Zack Homer, Gabe Harman, Alex Garson and Teagan Knowles are all from Sooke. If we have missed someone, please let us know!
The Lacrosse players are a part of the Victoria Shamrocks, who won the gold medal in the A Division by defeating the New Westminster Salmonbellies (who come away with the silver) with a 14-7 victory. This final game was played on Monday, August 3, as the final game in the 2015 Intermediate Provincial Championships.
The Victoria Intermediate A Shamrocks site shared the joy, posting “Congrats to all the players, coaches and staff. We are proud of you all.”
The provincial championships were played in Langley at the George Preston Arena, over the August long weekend. The BC Intermediate Lacrosse League provided the following summary:
2015 Provincial Championships Wrap-up
The Langley Warriors are hosting the 2015 BC Intermediate Provincial Championships the weekend of July 31st – August 3rd at the George Preston Recreation Centre.
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Congratulations to the Victoria Shamrocks for winning the gold medal in the A Division by defeating the New Westminster Salmonbellies, who come away with the silver, 14-7 in the final game of the 2015 Intermediate Provincial Championships Monday, August 3rd.
Earlier in the day, the Coquitlam Adanacs defeated the Langley Thunder 12-8 to take the A Division bronze medal.
In B Division action, the Cowichan Valley Thunder won the provincial crown with a 9-5 decision over the 2014 champion Coquitlam Adanacs in gold medal match.
In the first game of the day, the Delta Islanders upset the Ridge Meadows Burrards 7-5 to win the B Division bronze medal.
Special thanks to Sandy Jarvis for sending this tremendous achievement to Sooke PocketNews!
- Victoria Shamrocks Team Roster
- Victoria Intermediate A Shamrocks site
- BC Intermediate Lacrosse League