LDSS girls rugby plays hard

On June 2 the team travelled to Prince George for a northern zone seven player a side tournament with three teams from Prince George(Duchess Park, PGSS and Vixens 1 and 2 Highlanders 1 and 2 club teams), and teams from Williams Lake and Dawson Creek. The girlsstarted the day with a great performance in a 17-10 win over the Prince George Vixens team. In the second game the girls scored thesame number of tries as Dawson Creek, but came away one conversion short in a narrow 17-15 loss. In the third game of the day thegirls rose to an amazing performance against a much bigger Prince George Secondary School team. They were tied 22-22 afterregulation, but lost a heart breaker 27-22 in sudden death overtime. The team ended up placing fourth in the tournament. The rosterconsisted of Susan Michell, Kiara Watson, Briana Michell, Ella Antoine, Shawntee Quinney, Tia Tom, Tannysha Michell, Jessica Wipfli,Sara Wipfli (captain), Emily Wipfli, Teaira Bishop, Tiffany England, Alacia Tom (captain), Sara Alec, Pauline Tom, and Anastasia Troy.Congratulations to all the girls for an absolutely great, gutsy performance. This was the girls team’s third tournament in team historyand they impressed everyone at the tournament with their tackling, support and general quality of play. (Submitted photos)


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