The New Westminster Jr A Salmonbellies are pleased to announce that Warren Goss has taken over as the Assistant General Manager, working closely with GM Jamie Stewart on all Junior A, B and Intermediate A activities. The Jr Bellies would like to thank Ray Porcellato who is stepping down after many years involvement. Ray has coached, managed, recruited and advised at all levels of the Junior Bellie organization and his value will be missed.
The Jr Bellies have struggled to start the 2015 season, getting off to a 5-5 start. On Saturday, June 6, the Jr Bellies lost 10-6 in Nanaimo to the surging Timbermen.
Next up: The PoCo Saints are in town on Tuesday, June 9 for an 8:00PM tilt with the Bellies.
Heads up to New Westminster Minor Lacrosse players and parents - the June 14, 5:00PM game at Queen's Park Arena against Victoria is Minor Lacrosse Night for the Junior 'Bellies. Parents get in for $5 with their Bellie clothed child!
Brandon Clelland, ace transition specialist currently with Vancouver Stealth of the NLL, and past Captain of the Orangeville Northmen has signed with the Jr a Bellies for the 2015 season. Last season, Clelland earned second-team all-star honours in the Ontario Jr A league with his smart play and quickness. Clelland is an aggressive and consistent defender who also has the ability to play at the offesnive end. After two games with the Bellies, Clelland already leads the team in scoring with 11 points (5 goals, 6 assists).
The Jr Bellies jumped back on the winning track on Friday, beating the PoCo Saints 11-10. Mr Mikes Defensive Player of the Game, Aaron Madaisky, played a strong game and led from the back end. Mr Mikes Offensive Player of the Game was Adam Dickson, with 3 goals and 1 assist.