Langley teen helps B.C. capture silver

Jordyn Myers helps BC Rugby win silver in Vegas

Vegas, baby, Vegas!

Langley’s Jordyn Myers received the call to play for BC Rugby’s Elite Youth Sevens girls’ U18 squad over the weekend.

The team took part in the Las Vegas Invitational , one of the largest Rugby Sevens tournaments in North America.

The competition ran March 1 to 3.

The B.C. team went 3-0 during pool play in the girls high school elite 7s division, defeating Atavus 17-5, the Lions 26-0 and Rocky Mountain 24-10.

The team then won their quarter-final and semifinal games, decisively, beating USA South 38-7 and Rugby Oregon 31-0.

But B.C. would fall short in the gold-medal game, losing 12-5 to Atlantis.

Myers plays for the Abbotsford Rugby Club and is in Grade 12 at Walnut Grove Secondary.



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