Sports shorts: Timbermen playoff spoiler for Shamrocks; intermediate Shamrocks make provincials; youth baseball championships; lawn bowlers make nationals

Timbermen playoff spoiler for Shamrocks; intermediate Shamrocks make provincials; youth baseball championships; lawn bowlers make nationals

T-men look to spoil it for Shamrocks

The Victoria Shamrocks will end the regular season Western Lacrosse Association with a home-and-home versus the Nanaimo Timbermen, beginning tonight (July 27), 7:45 p.m. at Bear Mountain Arena.

The Shamrocks playoff hopes are on the line but Nanaimo has already been eliminated. The second game of the series goes Saturday in Nanaimo.

With nine wins, the Shamrocks need one more win to clinch the playoffs.

Int. Shamrocks make provincials

The intermediate-A Victoria Shamrocks (aged 17 and 18) finished off the Langley Thunder in a two-game sweep from the best-of-three series.

The Shamrocks now qualify for the provincial championships in Burnaby over the August long weekend.

Island baseball tourney weekend

The Greater Victoria Baseball Association is hosting three Island tournaments, July 28 to 29: the Mosquito AAA Tier 1 at Allenby Park, the Mosquito A at Triangle Park and the Pee Wee  A (July 26-29) at Carnarvon and Esquimalt Park.

Juniors bowlers off to nationals

Lakehill’s Carah Webster (second, girls) and Oak Bay members Caitlin Mangiacasale (third, girls) and Quinn Markert (second, boys) all finished top three at the junior lawn bowling provincials and are off to the Canadian Jr. Championships in Kelowna Aug. 6-10.

 

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