Prince George lacrosse player attempted to block Quesnel’s Garth Kennedy.

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A season of hard work and practice has been paying off for the Wildfires and the players have definitely been keeping busy.

A season of hard work and practice has been paying off for the Wildfires and the players have definitely been keeping busy.

The Wildfire’s intermediate team geared up and faced off against Prince George at the Twin Arenas July 6.

They started the day off strong, playing and winning their first game against the visiting team.

Prince George quickly took the lead in the first period, netting three goals to take the lead.

The second period started with a score of 3-2 in favour of the visiting team.

The Wildfire needed another two goals but it seemed that the opposing team was one step ahead.

Scoring another three goals to end the second period with a two point lead.

It was in the third period that the Wildfires dominated netting five goals in a finally attempt to win the match.

It was tough game but Quesnel players persevered and sent the visiting team walking in defeat with a final score of 10-9 in favour of the Wildfire.

After a short break the game was on again, with the Prince George players facing the Wildfire again.

Quesnel took the lead and held the advantage in the first two periods but P.G. returned in the third period determined to return home with a win.

Netting goals and keeping the Wildfire at bay for a final score of 8-5 in favour of the visiting team.

The excitement is not over for these Quesnel athletes.

On July 13, the Wildfire bantam lacrosse team was met with success when travelling to Victoria for the provincials, winning gold.

The intermediate team won the best of three series in the Cariboo Central interior intermediate league and will be advancing to the intermediate B Provincials in Richmond

The Wildfire will also be sending a team to the Nanaimo to compete in the Summer Games.


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