Midget Thunder third at lacrosse tourney

Langley girls lacrosse team comes home with third-place finish at first out-of-town tournament

In their first-ever out-of-town tournament, the Langley midget girls Thunder lacrosse team made sure not to return home empty-handed.

The team captured the bronze medal at the Matt Underwood box lacrosse tournament June 12 to 14 in Saanich.

The tournament was hosted by the Peninsula Warriors at the Panorama Recreation Centre.

Langley defeated Nanaimo 9-1 in the bronze medal game after falling 6-1 to Coquitlam in the semifinals.

The Thunder went 2-0-1 in the round robin, beating Victoria 16-1, defeating Nanaimo 6-4 and playing Sherwood Park to a 3-3 tie.