Aldergrove hockey goalie Jordan Naylor has been named goaltender of Team BC U-16.
The 15 year old goalie with the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds in the B.C. Major Midget League was selected for Team BC at the national championships, starting October 28 in Calgary. The games will be webcast on the BC Hockey website.
Tryouts for Team BC began in April in Salmon Arm with 16 goalies, and narrowed to six goalies in July at the Nanaimo camp.
Naylor is protected by Kamloops Blazers in the WHL.
In the most recent season Naylor was named top bantam player for the Richmond Blues.
It is his eighth season as a goalie. He weighs 156 pounds and stands 5’9″ tall.
Naylor is an honour roll student at Aldergrove Secondary school and was named most valuable player on Aldergrove junior boys basketball team last season.
A pair of Langley hockey players will also be going for gold with Team B.C. at the Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup.
Forward Brendan Budy and defenceman Luke Zazula were named to the roster by B.C. Hockey on Oct. 5.
Both players are members of the Delta Hockey Academy of the CSSHL.
Langley’s Jamie Fiset — the head coach of the junior B Ridge Meadows Flames, as well as part of the Langley Secondary hockey academy — will serve as an assistant coach.
The team will compete Oct. 28 to Nov. 1 in Calgary.
Aldergrove’s Amy Potomak has been named to Team B.C.’s U18 roster.
The team will compete at the 2015 national women’s U18 hockey championships, which is scheduled to run Nov. 4 to 8 in Huntsville, Ont.
The 16-year-old Potomak attends the Pursuit of Excellence Hockey Academy.