The G.P. Vanier Towhees are off to a strong start at the 2014 B.C. High School Girls Rugby Association championships in Port Alberni.
The #1 AAA ranked Towhees knocked off #8 Clayton Heights Nightriders of Surrey 34-10 Thursday afternoon. The win advances the Towhees to Friday’s semifinals, where they will meet #4 Gleneagle Talons of Coquitlam at 3 p.m. Gleneagle beat #5 Norkam 12-7 in overtime on Thursday.
The championship final is set for Saturday afternoon.
The provincial tourney features the top eight teams in each of AAA, AA and Tier 2. For scores and updates, check out twitter.com/BCHSGRA.