The first couple days of the Field Hockey Canada U15 National Championships in Calgary, Alberta, saw some pretty great performances by BC’s boys and girls.
While none of the British Columbia Provincial teams played on July 23, the BC Rams girls opened up Day 2 with an amazing 8-0 win over Alberta on Pool A. Also part of this pool, the BC Stags had a tough match versus Ontario Central and ended up losing 2-1.
On Pool B, the BC Lions debuted against Ontario East, beating their rivals by 6-0. Ontario West leads the pool, with two wins in two matches.
Day 3 will have the Lions facing Ontario West in a decisive match to reach first place in their pool; the Rams duking it out versus Ontario Central, another serious contender; and the Stags will seek their first win when playing Alberta.
As for the BC boys, they beat Ontario 2-1 on their first game in the tournament and will meet Quebec this Thursday morning.
The opening ceremony of the U15 Nationals happened on Day 2. All the teams in the competition participated, with players entering the pitch carrying their flags and celebrating this moment along with the coaches, managers, officials and fans in the stands.
To follow the live score of the Nationals and see the full standings, schedule and statistics, access fhc.altiusrt.com. For more detailed information on the event, visit the Field Hockey Canada National Championship Event Page.