Richmond Roadrunners Bantam A2 lacrosse team turned in an impressive performance in Kelowna to capture the Joe Reddmann Bantam Tournament.
The Roadrunners opened their schedule against the host team and came through with a 9-5 win. The next morning against Penticton, the boys got off to a slow start before firing on all cylinders in a 9-4 triumph.
Richmond then dropped an 11-4 decision to the Coquitlam Adanacs but still finished first in its pool - setting the stage for a rematch against the Adanacs.
The team dug deep and came to play, grinding out a 3-2 victory to earn a spot in the championship game against North Okanagan.
The Roadrunners dominated from start to finish - rolling to an impressive 16-5 victory.
The team was led offensively by Ryan Jensen, Joshua Bourne, and Taylor Dudlets. The defensive effort was keyed by the play of Jordan Roberts, Mitch Lavoie, and Kyle Ahlfield. Also enjoying a strong tournament were Brock Jung, Jacob Lorenz, Connor Sexsmith, Justin Preston, Hunter Van Hest, Ben Dickinson, Forrest Wheeler, Conor Dimmick and Quin Griffith.
Goaltenders Sam Lowen and Diesel De Guzman were solid between the pipes.
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