B.C. rugby teams in control at youth nationals

Castaway Wanderers player Jack Nyren helped B.C.’s top under-16 team win a national title 15-13 over Ontario.

Victoria’s Jack Nyren scored scored a try and kicked a penalty goal and try conversion for 10 of B.C.-1's points in the 15-13 win over Ontario for the Canadian U16 championship.

Castaway Wanderers player Jack Nyren helped B.C.’s top under-16 team win a national title 15-13 over Ontario. A second U16 team from B.C. won bronze.

The finals were played in Sherbrooke, Que., on Sunday.

“It’s a pretty great feeling to hold this trophy. This is my third national championship so this is pretty sweet,” Nyren said.

B.C. also won the U18 boys title. James Bay’s Crosby Stewart and CW’s Fergus Hall, with coach Jeff Williams of James Bay, defeated the Alberta 40-16 in that final.