Chiefs win lacrosse championship

The Red Deer Chiefs are the Alberta bantam 2 boys lacrosse champions. The Chiefs, coached by Bryce Bowness and Chris Amell and with a staff that includes trainers Blayne Swanson and Vincent Hammer, were undefeated at the provincials in Grande Prairie during the weekend and slipped past Lethbridge 7-6 in Sunday’s gold-medal contest.

The Red Deer Chiefs are the Alberta bantam 2 boys lacrosse champions.

The Chiefs, coached by Bryce Bowness and Chris Amell and with a staff that includes trainers Blayne Swanson and Vincent Hammer, were undefeated at the provincials in Grande Prairie during the weekend and slipped past Lethbridge 7-6 in Sunday’s gold-medal contest.

The Red Deer team opened the tournament with an 11-8 win over Lethbridge, then edged Strathmore 6-5 and hammered Westlock and Wainwright by indentical 13-3 scores.

The Chiefs trailed Lethbridge by two goals in the third period of the championship final before staging a late rally.