Sarnia Jr. Pacers Minor Bantam team travelled to Whitby last weekend to start their championship run at the Festival of Lacrosse, the worlds largest Lacrosse tournament .
Friday August 3rd the Jr Pacers started their campaign with a convincing win over Lincoln 4-0 with Keelan Kells netting 2 and first year goalie Nick Gibbs awarded his first shutout of the tournament.
Game two of the day netted the Jr. Pacers another win against Perth, 13-0, scoring lead by Cameron Rannie, Keelan Kells, Jack Mc Auley, and Peyton Cox, with Nick Gibbs earning his second shutout of the day.
Game three would prove to be the toughest of the day, played at night the Jr. Pacers started off slow with Orangeville taking it to them but netted no goals, second and third periods had the Jr Pacers take over and again with multiple goals from Cameron Rannie and Keelan Kells they handed Orangeville their first lost, Nick Gibbs in net for the Pacers stood tall earning his third shutout of the day setting a new Provincial tournament record.
The Pacers found themselves in tough on day 2 with a heartbreaking loss to Kingston who's goalie showed that she was up to the task however with a 3-1 record the Pacers found themselves playing on Sunday in the Semi-Final against Oshawa and were eliminated from the final game.
Sarnia ended the weekend provincial tournament with a record of 3 and 2 with 3 shutouts. Net minder Nick Gibbs played outstanding earning 3 shutouts in the tournament. Top goal scorers Cameron Rainie and Keelan Kells lead the offensive attack.
Team Rooster Nick Gibbs, Keegan Bressette, Mitch Meeston, Cameron Rannie, Keelan Kells, Jacob Brubaker, AJ Mara, Dirk Popen, Peyton Cox, Aaron Dobson ,Hunter Krajniak, Jack McAuley, Breenan McKegan, Doug Rummery. Head Coach Jean-Marc Boilard, AC Joel Cocarell, Trainer James Kells