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Local Lacrosse Players Season Ends in Toronto
July 16, 2015
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The Toronto Beaches Jr. A lacrosse team, led by Pacers Alumni rookie Brayden Bell & sophomore Cory Burr has ended.

The Beaches, reached the post season for the first time since 2006, earning a 6th place seed following a 9-10-1 regular season record matching up with 3rd place Brampton Excelsiors (13-7) led by another Zone 7 product former Wallaceburg/ London minor lacrosse player Zach Herreweyers.

Brampton swept the best of 7 series 4-0. Defeating Beaches in game 1 in Toronto by the score of 9-7, followed by a pair of games in Brampton 10-5 & 13-6, finishing off series in Toronto winning 15-9.

Pacers products Cory Burr delivered 3 goals, 2 assists in series while Rookie goalie Brayden Bell saw 43 minutes in games 3 & 4 allowing 9 goals, adding 2 assists. Wallaceburg/ London minor player Zach Herreweyers had 8 goals, 3 assists in 3 games.

The season, the 24th in Beaches Jr. A history, was incredible making positive strides in all areas of the game. Making the future rather bright with the amount of rookies, sophomores & juniors for the future.

The Ontario Lacrosse Association also announced the 2015 league awards. Naming 5th year Toronto Beaches Assistant captain #10 Anthony Joaquin 2nd Team all-star.

Toronto Beaches coaching staff led by Head Coach Glenn Clark, assistants Clem D'Orazio & Garrett Kikot were named 2015 Coaching Staff of the year.

Coach Glenn Clark was also recently named new Head Coach of the National Lacrosse League's New England Black Wolves. Sarnia products Jimmy Purves, and Sarnia/ Wallaceburg product Tye Belanger served on the 2015 NLL team.

The Toronto Beaches Jr. A team look to continue with the development program, running some off season winter workouts, while many of the players will look to continue with pro League's CLAX and NLL over winter months.

Goalie Brayden Bell has been contacted by and is in talks with Team Germany to compete in the upcoming U19 World Indoor championships Sept. 11-13 in Six Nations. Competing against Canada, USA, First Nations, Israel and Czech Republic. Which may result in competing in the World Indoor Championships in Syracuse, NY Sept 17-28 against 13 nations.


 

 

 

 





 

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