Falcon players prominent on B.C. teams at Nationals

Local talent help three provincial squads return from Toronto with gold medals

Delta Falcons Field Hockey Club was well-represented on B.C. teams that competed at Field Hockey Canada’s National Championships, held last month at the University of Toronto.

In total, 12 current and alumni players from the Falcons program were in provincial team colours, helping B.C. win three gold medals.

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In the U15 division, Natalie Anderson, Tessa Everett, and Taylor Katsube led their B.C. Rams team to gold, with Everett being named to the Tournament 11 all-star team. Meanwhile, Ciana Dawdiuk-Clozza was a member of the B.C. Lions team that won bronze in the same division.

On the boys’ side, Ryan Hope and Jake Manwaring represented Delta with Hope helping the B.C. Rams bring home a silver medal.

In U18 competition, another healthy Delta contingent brought home the hardware. 

Bailey Mitchell and Eve Carrothers took home the gold in the women’s division.  Falcons’ alumni Chase Marshall, Brendan Guraliuk and Rowan Childs competed in the men’s division with Childs and Guraliuk bringing home a bronze medal for B.C.

Gavin Bains led B.C. to yet another gold medal at the U23 level and also earned Tournament 11 honours.

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