Blaise Bennefield runs up the floor for the bantam B Cowichan Thunder during their 4-3 win over Alberni Valley last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Bantam B Thunder book ticket to B.C.’s

Bantam C team plays this weekend for provincial berth

The Cowichan Thunder qualified for the bantam B box lacrosse provincial championship and will play for the Island title this weekend after winning a pair of games last weekend.

The Thunder defeated the Alberni Valley Tyees 4-3 at the Cowichan Arena last Saturday on goals by Blaise Bennefield, Logan Olson, captain Adam Klassen and Colton Gron, then beat the Comox Valley Wild 6-4 at Kerry Park Arena the following day thanks to two goals by Olson, and one each by Gron, Klassen, Seth O’Brien and Brett Beauchamp.

The bantam B Thunder will play the Nanaimo Timbermen at Kerry Park this Sunday at 11 a.m. for the Island banner.

The bantam C Cowichan Thunder can also qualify for provincials by winning a best-of-three series against Campbell River this weekend. All games will be played at Kerry Park Arena, beginning on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., with the third game set for Sunday at 12:30 p.m. if necessary.


Cowichan bantam C player Gabe Wiebe protects the ball during his team’s game against Juan de Fuca at the Cowichan Arena last Sunday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Just Posted

Cowichan peewee girls win home tournament

Capitals face toughest test so far against Tri-Port

Lake Flashback: Firefighters parade, water meters roll out, and Lakers protest hockey goons

Hockey at the Lake used to be exciting, but in 1979 the action got a bit over the top

Have you seen missing Duncan teen Cera Qwulshemut?

15-year-old First Nations girl missing from in front of Shoppers Drug Mart

VIDEO: Water treatment delays becoming ridiculous, Peters says

Lake Cowichan has been kept waiting long enough: it’s time to finish the job: Peters

Cowichan Lake Elder Care Society hosting fundraiser

Buy a burger and a beer, get a seniors care facility

Scheer, Trudeau, Singh haggle over potential minority government outcome

If you believe the polls, it appears the Liberals and Conservatives are neck-and-neck

Canucks beat Stanley Cup champs 4-3 in a shootout

Leivo nets winner, Vancouver dumps St. Louis for fourth straight win

Campbell River homicide suspects arrested in Vancouver

Two men remain in custody, but have not been charged

‘The more you test, the more you find’: Beef recalls a sign of success, experts say

Despite appearances, experts say a recent rise in major recalls is not a sign of food supply problems

With $4M investment, Camosun College offers first sonography program on Vancouver Island

Starting in May 2020 students from Vancouver Island can pursue a career in sonography

Scooter rider suffers life-threatening injuries in crash in Nanaimo

One person airlifted to hospital in Victoria after collision on Wall Street on Thursday

Elizabeth May confirms plan to eliminate fish farming in open ocean pens

Green Party leader stops in Qualicum Beach as part of Island campaign

STRIKE: WFP and USW are back at the table for mediation

“No further updates until either an agreement is reached or one party or the other breaks off talks”

Green Party leader Elizabeth May rolls through Vancouver Island to boost a party stronghold

Mocks media, evokes Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela and promises change

Most Read