After outscoring their opponents 36-11 in round robin play, the Victoria Titans under-13 Tier 1 team ran into a tough Coquitlam squad in the gold medal game at the BCLA Youth Field Lacrosse Championships in Langley.
The West Shore-based Titans were defeated 11-9 to take home the silver medal in their division, tops among the three Island champion teams from Victoria that competed at the provincial tournament over the Family Day long weekend.
The U13 T1 Titans beat Pacific Rim 10-3, Surrey 14-2, Ridge Meadows 5-2 and Kamloops 7-4 to secure a berth in the championship game. Head coach Brian Spaven of the Titans was also named the tournament’s Fair Play Coach in the division.
The Titans U13 Tier 2 squad, which lost the bronze medal match 9-4 to Burnaby, was afterward named most sportsmanship team for the U13 division. The Tier 2 Titans went 1-1-1 in the round robin.
And the U15 Tier 1 Titans went 1-2 overall. In their final outing they lost 6-5 to eventual bronze medallist Coquitlam Adanacs.
Individual Fair Play award winners from the Titans included Cody Mellish in U15, Cole Ross in U13 Tier 1 and Matthew Morneau in U13 Tier 2.