Bateman and Lake Shawnigan players battle for the ball during the junior boys rugby provincial final on Friday. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Bateman and Lake Shawnigan players battle for the ball during the junior boys rugby provincial final on Friday. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Bateman falls in junior boys rugby final

Yale senior boys plays for gold tomorrow, Mouat battling for bronze

The Bateman Timberwolves junior boys rugby team reached the end of the line at Rotary Stadium on Friday.

Bateman fell 36-13 to Shawnigan Lake in the junior boys rugby provincial final, the second straight provincial title for the Vancouver Island team.

Shawnigan Lake led 19-3 at halftime, with Bateman’s lone points put up on a penalty kick by Wednesday’s hero Sam Davenport.

Bateman’s George Piper scored the Timberwolves lone try with about seven minutes to go in the game. Davenport was successful on the convert and also scored another penalty kick in the second half.

Bateman earned silver in the loss, with the St. George’s Saints winning the bronze.

Senior boys rugby provincial action wraps up tomorrow (Saturday), with the Yale Lions going for the provincial title in the AAA Tier 1 conference.

The Lions beat Langley’s R.E. Mountain 20-3 on Thursday to advance to the final. Yale takes on Carson Graham in the provincial title game at Rotary Stadium starting at 3 p.m.

The W.J. Mouat Hawks battle for bronze in the AAA Tier 1 tomorrow when they take on R.E. Mountain at 1 p.m.

Also tomorrow is the AAAA provincial final, which features Shawnigan Lake taking on St. George’s. Other provincial title games tomorrow include: Penticton vs. Terry Fox (AAA Tier II final), St. Micheals vs. Brentwood College (AA Tier 1), and Glenlyon Norfolk vs. LV Rogers (AA Tier II).

The Bateman Timberwolves senior boys team also plays tomorrow, as they challenge Rockridge in the AA Tier 1 fifth place game at 11 a.m.

For a complete schedule for Saturday, visit bcssru.com.

Video by: Amelia Ververgaert