Junior Shamrocks go 2-for-2 on Father’s Day weekend

Victoria club looks to make further move up B.C. league standings

A 16-8 win over Delta on Sunday and an 8-5 victory in Langley the day before pushed the Victoria junior Shamrocks into fifth spot in the B.C. Jr. A Lacrosse League standings.

Bumped to Westhills Arena Sunday due to a convention at their home in The Q Centre, the Shamrocks (7-9) used a big finish to put away the second-place Islanders. Victoria held period leads of 7-5 and 10-7 before outscoring Delta 6-1 in the third.

Cole Pickup led the charge with five goals on the night, while Marshal King led the points parade with six.

Brad McCulley, Nick Preston, Matthew Hamilton and Braylon Lumb added two goals each.

On Saturday, the Shamrocks fell behind 5-4 on two shorthanded goals by the Thunder early in the third, but rebounded to score four straight. Eddie Smith and McCulley had two goals each to lead Victoria, who host Coquitlam this Saturday at 5 p.m.

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