Intermediate A Nanaimo Timbermen team award winners this season include Colton Lidstone, left, Justin Reedeker, Will Johansen, Geoff Ward and Adam Fulton. Johansen was selected as Most Valuable Player. (Photo submitted)

Intermediate A lacrosse program makes strides

The intermediate A Timbermen recently handed out team awards to look back on a strong BCILL season

Nanaimo Timbermen lacrosse has some upcoming talent in the ranks.

The intermediate A Timbermen recently handed out team awards to look back on a strong season in the B.C. Intermediate Lacrosse League.

Two of the top three scorers in the league were from Nanaimo, with Adam Fulton scoring 71 goals and 107 points and Colton Lidstone tallying 41 goals and 106 points.

The team went 11-9 before being bounced from the playoffs by the Coquitlam Adanacs July 22-23. The intermediate A T-men won seven games last year and just two the year before that.

Will Johansen was chosen team MVP, Best Defensive Player and won the Players’ Choice Award.

Fulton received a Top Scorer trophy.

Justin Reedeker was named Most Improved Player, Lidstone was Unsung Hero and Geoff Ward is Rookie of the Year.