B.C.’s boys’ soccer team settled for a silver medal at the conclusion of the Western Canada Summer Games.
New Westminster’s Anthony Ruben Vega shared in the second-place medal following a 1-0 loss to Alberta in the championship final on Sunday.
The B.C. team, including Burnaby’s Gurinder Nijjar and Brady Hughes, was perfect in pool play, blanking both Saskatchewan and Yukon in Pool B.
Wheelchair men second at Games
Douglas College clubbers Bo Hedges and Deion Green shared in Canada’s silver medal in men’s wheelchair basketball at the Parapan Am Games in Toronto.
Canada finished second following a 60-39 loss to the United States.
Hedges led Canada with three assists in the championship final and a combined 25 through six games to finish fifth overall in the tournament.
Canada’s women’s wheelchair hoop team also placed second behind the U.S., dropping an 80-72 decision to the Americans in the gold-medal final.