Team BC medals at National Championship Festival
Team BC had a strong showing at the 2017 National Championship Festival. In total, 15 BC teams competed in the event across all 6 divisions and 12 Medals were won. Read on for a recap of Team BC's results in each division:
U15 Boys National Championship:
The BC Rams won Gold with a 3-2 win over Ontario Central in the Final. The BC Lions finished 5th, after beating Alberta 1-0 in their last game. Four BC athletes were named to the U15 Boys Tournament XI: Avjot Buttar, Harsh Gill, Ryan Knight & Campbell Southey.
U15 Girls National Championship:
The BC Rams also won Gold, and had a very impressive Provincial season overall. They didn't lose a single match through the India Club Tournament or the National Championship! The BC Stags captured the Bronze Medal after a very close 1-0 win over the BC White Lions. The White Lions had an excellent tournament, with several upset wins along the way, and ultimately finished 4th. The BC Royal Lions finished 6th, after going to the third tie-break with Alberta. Five BC athletes were named to the U15 Girls Tournament XI: Calder Bryson, Libby Hogg, Caitlin Miller, Savina Purewal & Kristjana Walker.
U18 Boys National Championship:
The BC Rams won the Silver Medal, after losing 3-2 to Ontario in the Final. The BC Lions won the Bronze Medal, beating Quebec 4-1 in their last game. Both teams played great hockey over the course of their tournament. Four BC athletes were named to the U18 Boys Tournament XI: Christophe De Haas, Jason Dhaliwal, Arjun Hothi & Brendan Guraliuk.
U18 Girls National Championship:
The U18 Girls division was highly competitive. The BC Rams won the Silver Medal after losing to a very strong Ontario West team in the Final. The BC Stags won the Bronze Medal after beating Ontario Central 1-0. The BC Lions, who only narrowly missed out on advancing to the Medal round (lost on goal difference), tied Alberta for 5th Place. Six BC Athletes were named to the Tournament XI: Georgia Booker, Dakota Chan, Sara Goodman, Lonica McKinney, Anna Mollenhauer & Hanaa Punja.
U23 Men's National Championship:
The U23 Men's Division was a modified 'Super 8s' tournament with 4 teams. The Grizzlies (BC) won Gold, the Moose (mainly Ontario) won Silver, Marmots (BC) won Bronze, and Bison (mainly Alberta) finished 4th. Seven BC athletes were named to the Tournament VIII: Amrit Sidhu, Sunny Aujla, Balraj Panesar, Gavin Bains, Zaiq Rana, Brandon Pereira & Angus Grauer.
U23 Women's National Championship:
The BC Rams won Silver in their division, losing to Ontario in the Final, while the BC Lions beat Alberta to win the Bronze Medal. Six BC Athletes were named to the Tournament XI: Rosie Beale, Lindsay Cole, Lexi De Armond, Simrin Dhillon, Megan Ma & Rachel Spouge.
|U15 Girls BC Rams - Gold Medallists