It was all action as the U16 Victoria Pacific Rim faced off against the Mission Mud Dawgs during first half field lacrosse action at the 2012 BCLA Subway Youth Field Provincial Championships at the UVic fields.
Pacific Rim U16 player Nick Miller cradles the ball as he is checked by Mission Mud Dawgs’ Liam Wallace during the Tier 2 field lacrosse provincial championships at UVic last weekend.
Pacific Rim’s U16 team (Saanich and Peninsula based) won bronze, and the U19 team won gold.
Ethan Howes (Victoria Titans U12), Daniel Smith (Pac Rim U16) and Trevor Hansen (Pac Rim U19), as well as Victoria Titans U12 coach Brian Corbett earned Warrior Sports Canada Fair Play awards.
Four Titans teams (U12, U14, U16 and U19) and two Pac Rim teams (U14 and U16) are competing in the Tier 1 provincials, underway in Burnaby today (Feb. 24) through Sunday.