The action was thick as the Alberni Valley novice Tyees beat the Victoria Esquimalt Lacrosse Association (VELA) 1 10–6 at Weyerhaeuser Arena on Saturday, May 12. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Alberni Valley Tyees finish out of the medals in home novice lacrosse tournament

Juan de Fuca 1 goes home with lacrosse gold

Juan de Fuca No. 1 lacrosse team won the gold medal with a win over Victoria Esquimalt No. 2 in Port Alberni’s novice lacrosse tournament on the weekend.

Juan de Fuca No. 2 took home the bronze.

The host Alberni Valley Tyees, even though they beat VELA 1 by a 10–6 margin late Saturday afternoon, did not place in the medal round.

The tournament drew 150 lacrosse players from across Vancouver Island.

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