The 2011 box lacrosse season got underway in earnest last week with dozens of local teams in action.
The Ridge Meadows Burrards midget A1 team notched a pair of wins with a 6-0 shut-out of the Port Coquitlam Saints last Wednesday, followed by a 12-4 win over the Burnaby Lakers on Sunday.
The peewee A2 team also had a pair of wins, beating Vancouver and Burnaby over the weekend by scores of 9-3 and 6-2, respectively.
The Ridge Meadows Burrards junior girls’ team dropped a pair of games over the weekend to Nanaimo and New Westminster.
The Burrards fell 6-2 at home to Nanaimo on Saturday before being shut-out 10-0 to the Salmonbellies on Sunday at Queen’s Park.
Jessica Thompson and Jessica Baker had the goals for the Burrards against Nanaimo, who out-shot the Burrards 34-17.
On Saturday, Oren Pugsley of the Ridge Meadows Canucks mini-tyke team, was named MVP for their inter-squad game, while the Ridge Meadows Transformers named Brett Wocknitz MVP after their game.