Intermediate Shamrocks grab a share of first place at 6-1

Pair of weekend B.C. league wins boost lacrosse team's record, junior 'Rocks lose two

The Victoria Shamrocks grabbed a share of top spot in the B.C. Intermediate A Lacrosse League by winning both games over the weekend.

The Shamrocks won on the road in Port Coquitlam on Sunday, beating the Saints 12-8 to move to 6-1 on the season, same as Langley and Coquitlam, while Delta also has a share of first at 6-3.

Details of the Sunday game were unavailable as of this posting, but on Saturday in Colwood, Caleb Kueber scored three times to lead the ‘Rocks to a 14-10 win over Delta at The Q Centre.

The locals built a 7-0 lead but surrendered seven goals in the second as the Islanders pulled to within three at 10-7 entering the final frame.

Ben Preston and Gerrett Wicks chipped in a pair of goals each for the Shamrocks, with singles coming from Dawson Gordon, Jackson Boyd, Brian Robb, Jake Campbell, Josh Wilson and Thomas Vaesen, who added three assists.

Preston leads Victoria in points after seven games with 13 goals and 14 assists, tied at 27 with Kueber (12-15), followed by Boyd with eight goals and 13 helpers for 21 points.

Junior Shamrocks endure tough weekend

The junior A Shamrocks dropped a pair of games, 12-8 Sunday in Coquitlam and 13-10 to New Westminster at home on Saturday. Victoria fell to 2-4 on the season.

Both Shamrocks teams play this Saturday (May 21) at The Q Centre. The intermediates hit the floor against Richmond at 1:30 p.m., followed by the juniors against Langley at 5.

Just Posted

Province launches lawsuit over Esquimalt sailing incident that killed teen with disabilities

Gabriel Pollard, 16, died from injuries after being dropped from marine lift in 2018

View Royal kids cruise their complex to raise food, toys for Goldstream Food Bank

Four kids gather more than 60 bags of non-perishable food items and toys

North Saanich Fire Department wins national Movember challenge

Team raises more than urban Edmonton, Toronto firefighters

Crash backs up northbound lanes of Pat Bay Highway

Drive BC warns of heavy congestion along busy route

Saanich police first in B.C. to offer mental health resiliency training

Departments from Oak Bay, Saanich, Central Saanich complete trauma training class

VIDEO: Kenney lays out key demands for meeting with Trudeau

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney aims for clear signs of federal action on two-day Ottawa trip

First Nations want Big Bar landslide cleared ASAP to allow fish passage

Leadership calling for urgent action and resources to remove obstruction on the Fraser

Assessed value of Lower Mainland homes expected to decrease in 2020

Other areas of province may see modest increases over last year’s values

Chilliwack family’s therapy dog injured in hit and run

Miniature pit bull Fifty’s owner is a single mother facing close to $10,000 in vet bills

Cougar destroyed in Penticton area after mauling dog, killing cat

This is the first reported incident with a cougar this year in the Penticton area

Feds not enforcing standards on Hungarian duck imports, B.C. farmer says

‘You have no way of knowing what’s in the bag’

No reports yet of Canadians affected by New Zealand volcano eruption, feds say

Missing and injured included tourists from the U.S., China, Australia, Britain and Malaysia

Vancouver Island blues musician’s mother’s home burglarized and ransacked

David Gogo’s 71-year-old mother has jewelry and artwork stolen in break-in

Dance cancelled after Alberta teacher’s climate lesson prompts online threats

School district near Red Deer cancelled annual family dance due to Facebook comments

Most Read