Utas leads Fraser Valley Polo Club to Canadian championship

Abbotsford's Brianna Utas wins MVP at national championships.

Brianna Utas

Brianna Utas

The Fraser Valley Water Polo Club’s under-16 girls squad claimed victory Saturday in the National Championship League final in Calgary.

Captained by Abbotsford’s Brianna Utas, Fraser Valley knocked off the Calgary Renegades 14-12.

Tanaya Makazu scored three goals, while Utas tallied three and was named the tournament’s most valuable player.

Fraser Valley coach Justin Mitchell was also named the best under-16 coach at the tournament.

Fraser Valley had advanced to the final after a narrow 13-12 victory over CAMO from Montreal. Utas scored four times in that game, with Makazu adding three.