Sport Shorts: Patriots win. Mountain bike results. Climbing and much more | Squamish Chief

Sport Shorts: Patriots win. Mountain bike results. Climbing and much more

The Squamish Patriots went 5-1 in the regular season and 2-0 in the playoffs to win the grand championship for the peewee division of the North Vancouver Flag Football league on the weekend.

The team defeated the North Vancouver Browns 30-28 in a nailbiter. The Patriots this year included Beynon McKeen, Ryker McGoey, Noel Harper, Mackensie Hanwell, Marlow Gaddes, Jack Berry, James Newman, John Newman, Matthew Gordon, Coda Miles and Kai Nickle.

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Mountain bike results

A number of local riders competed in the provincial championships in Whistler on June 25. 
Holden Jones placed first in U17, Nick Kleban was second in U19 and Hunter Verner was fifth. Rhys Verner was second in pro men.

Among the female riders, Sorsha Henning was third in U17, Micheala Hoskin was second in U15 and Elly Hoskin was third U13.


Quest adds soccer recruit

The Quest Kermodes’ men’s soccer team welcomed Nick Park earlier this month.

Park attended Kitsilano Secondary, where he averaged 12 to 15 goals per season. One of his soccer career highlights was scoring a hat trick on his birthday to win his high school championship final.


Climbing co-op

On Saturday, climbers from Squamish and the Lower Mainland gathered at downtown’s Grand Wall Bouldering Co-operative for a friendly and social bouldering competition. 

The volunteer-run event was held in an effort to unite community and raise funds and memberships for this non-profit climbing co-operative. The Co-op gave 10 per cent of profits and collected used climbing shoes for the non-profit “Climb and Conquer,” which strives to bring climbing into the lives of disadvantaged youth. 


Hitmen beat Broncos

After a season of strong wins, the bantam Hitmen had to pull out a close one in their championship match, beating out the Broncos 16-12.

The previous week, they had beaten the Titans 44-6 in the first round of flag football playoffs.


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