Jr"B" Tigers on a Roll
The Saanich Jr"B" Tigers are rolling now, after an undisciplined start which saw the team rack up over 100 minute’s in penalty’s in a ragged 0-2 start. The team has embrassed a more team first accountabillity, which has produced a 7-0-1 record in the last 8 games propelling the Tigers into a battle for 1st place with arch rival Westshore Bears in the competitive Pacific North West Junior B Lacrosse League. Stingy goaltending, persistant defense, and a focused league leading offence, who have out scored opponents 98-56 so far this season are some of the reason’s for the teams dramatic turn around.
Ethan Garland a Saanich product and 2nd year Junior has established himself as the leagues most prolific scorer racking up 25 goals and 26 assist’s for a league leading 51 points in 10 games.
Wednesday nights 11-6 win over the Nanaimo Timbermen was the result of alot of hard work, a newly embraced team discipline and the team coming together in all aspects of their game.
The Jr Tigers would like to invite all other Saanich Tiger players from all division’s to come out to there next home game, Saturday June 9th 2:00 at Pearkes Arena vs the Penisula Warriors, all Tigers in their jersey will get a ticket when they come in the arena that will give them a chance to win a stick custom strung and autographed by scoring star Ethan Garland.