Acme Timbermen B.C.’s best at Cup

The Nanaimo Timbermen senior B lacrosse team went 2-4 at the Presidents' Cup tourney at the end of last month in Coquitlam.

The Nanaimo Acme Timbermen were competitive at the Presidents’ Cup, but weren’t in the championship hunt.

The Acme Painting T-men senior B lacrosse team went 2-4 at the week-long tourney at the end of last month in Coquitlam to finish fifth of seven teams.

Nanaimo defeated the host Tri-City Bandits 8-5 on Aug. 25 to start the tourney and also beat the Akwesasne Outlawz 8-3 on Aug. 27.

Steve Higgs was Nanaimo’s leading scorer at the tournament with nine goals and 15 points and he was selected as a second-team all-star.

The Onondaga Redhawks are 2014 Presidents’ Cup national champions after defeating the Six Nations Rivermen 9-7 in Sunday’s final.

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