Langley Thunder’s Bryce Johannes absorbs a cross-check from Coquitlam Adanacs’ Nic Payette during A2 action at the 35th annual Dennis Hickey Lacrosse Tournament over the weekend at the Aldergrove Arena. Langley won this game 6-5 and won the bronze medal.

Langley Thunder’s Bryce Johannes absorbs a cross-check from Coquitlam Adanacs’ Nic Payette during A2 action at the 35th annual Dennis Hickey Lacrosse Tournament over the weekend at the Aldergrove Arena. Langley won this game 6-5 and won the bronze medal.

Thunder teams bronzed at host tourney

Bantam A1 and A2 squads both third at Dennis Hickey Memorial Lacrosse Tournament

The Langley Thunder closed the Dennis Hickey Memorial Bantam Lacrosse tournament with back-to-back victories over Port Moody to secure the bronze medal.

The bantam A1 squad beat Port Moody 6-4 just to qualify for the third-place game and then edged that same team 8-7 to win bronze.

Quinn Beavis earned game MVP honours.

The Langley Minor Lacrosse Association tournament was played June 16-19 at the Aldergrove Arena and George Preston Recreation Centre.

In the team’s earlier games, Langley could not hold onto a 5-3 lead against the top-seed Port Coquitlam Saints, falling one goal short, 7-6.

Thunder goaltender Jordan Monk was rewarded for his outstanding play with game MVP honours.

In Langley’s other two games, they lost 10-5 to Coquitlam and 6-4 to Ridge Meadows. Daylen Calfa and Nathaniel Kozevnikov earned game MVP honours, respectively.

Coquitlam took top spot in their division.

The Langley Thunder also had an entry in the bantam A2 division and that squad also returned with the bronze medal.

The team needed double overtime in the final game, but prevailed 8-7 over Coquitlam to finish third.

Langley also beat Coquitlam 6-5. They lost their other two games, 7-4 to Peninsula and 11-3 to Ridge Meadows.

Ridge Meadows captured the gold medal.

Langley’s lacrosse teams won a pair of bronze medals over the weekend at the 35th annual Langley Minor Lacrosse Association’s Dennis Hickey Tournament.

In the bantam A1 division, the Langley Thunder edged Port Moody 8-7 in the bronze medal game on Sunday at the George Preston Recreation Centre.

And in the bantam A2 division, the Thunder needed double overtime, but came up on the right side of an 8-7 score over Coquitlam.

Coquitlam (A1) and Ridge Meadows (A2) won the gold medals in their respective divisions.

In the A1 division, Langley dropped their first three games, 7-6 to Port Coquitlam, 10-5 to Coquitlam and 6-4 to Ridge Meadows, before they closed out with a pair of victories over Port Moody, 6-4 and 8-7.

The A2 Thunder closed the tournament with the 8-7 double overtime win and a 6-5 win, both over Coquitlam.

Prior to that, the team lost 7-4 to Peninsula and 11-3 to Ridge Meadows.

The tournament featured teams from Langley, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Ridge Meadows, Coquitlam and Peninsula.

The games were split between the Preston Centre and the Aldergrove Arena, with all of the medal games at the Preston Centre.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

A Langley high school teacher was handed a one-day suspension for ‘physically intimidating’ Grade 7 student during a basketball game in February of 2016 (Black Press Media file)
Langley high school teacher gets one-day suspension for ‘physically intimidating’ Grade 7 student

Lost his temper because student was using football terms as a joke during basketball game

A homeless couple nap on a Langley City bench in 2018. According to new stats, the number of homeless who live outdoors is on the rise in the City and Township. (Langley Advance Times file)
More homeless are sleeping outdoors in Langley than ever, study finds

Number of ‘unsheltered’ is up 26 per cent from previous count in 2017

Township of Langley firefighters wore protective masks at a Nov. 17, 2020 call to a burning van incident (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township tightens COVID safety rules following fire department outbreak

Among other measures, firefighters are keeping physically separate during shift changes

Langley School District is warning the families of Peter Ewart Middle School of a possible COVID-19 exposure. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
Peter Ewart Middle added to list of COVID school exposures

An individual with COVID-19 was at the school on Nov. 26 and 27

A tongue-in-cheek message about wearing a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 on a sign outside a church near Royal Columbia Hospital, in New Westminster, B.C., on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C.’s COVID-19 infection count climbs back up to 656

20 more people in hospital, active cases still rising

An RCMP cruiser looks on as a military search and rescue helicopter winds down near Bridesville, B.C. Tuesday, Dec. 1. Photo courtesy of RCMP Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey
B.C. Mountie, suspect airlifted by Canadian Armed Forces from ravine after foot chase

Military aircraft were dispatched from Comox, B.C., say RCMP

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
Suspect tries to thwart police in Abbotsford with false 911 call about men with guns

Man twice sped away from officers and then tried to throw them off his trail

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

A logo for Netflix on a remote control is seen in Portland, Ore.,Aug. 13, 2020. Experts in taxation and media say a plan announced Monday by the government will ultimately add to the cost of digital services and goods sold by foreign companies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Jenny Kane
‘Netflix tax’ for digital media likely to raise prices for consumers, experts say

The government says Canadian companies already collect those taxes when they make digital sales

BIG SALMON ranch in Washington State. (Center for Whale Research handout)
Non-profit buys Chinook ranch in hopes of increasing feed for southern resident killer whales

The ranch, which borders both sides of Washington State’s Elwha River, is a hotspot for chinook salmon

Gaming content was big on YouTube in 2020. (Black Press Media files)
What did Canadians watch on Youtube during isolation? Workouts, bird feeders

Whether it was getting fit or ‘speaking moistly,’ Canadians had time to spare this year

(Needpix.com)
Fraudsters projected to use pet scams to gouge over $3M from customers: BBB

The pandemic heavily contributed to the number of puppy scams

Elgin Wynd resident Ian Tyzzer says encroaching development is threatening the home and breeding ground of an endangered pigeon species. (Alex Browne photo)
Endangered pigeon habitat threatened by Surrey development, residents fear

Elgin Wynd strata owners fear it’s too late to save trees where band-tailed pigeons roost

Most Read