Playing in familiar surroundings, a pair of local teams earned some hardware at the Joshua Dubrett Memorial novice lacrosse tournament last weekend in Kelowna.
The Kelowna 1 squad captured the bronze medal in the A2 bracket of the tournament, defeating Abbotsford 8-3 in the 3rd/4th place game.
Kelowna 1 opened the tourney with a 7-3 loss to Abbotsord, before rebounding for a 4-3 victory over Okotoks and a 10-7 win over Langley. On Sunday, against the same Langley team, Kelowna lost 7-3 to move on to the bronze medal game.
Kelowna 2 secured the gold medal in the tournament’s B bracket, defeating North Okanagan 9-8 in the final game. The Kelowna 2 team went undefeated over the weekend, also earning wins over North Okanagan (4-3), Ridge Meadows (8-2), West Kootenay (6-1) and Penticton (7-4).
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