Chilliwack’s Ben Challis and his U-17 B.C. Rugby squad scored silver medals at the Canadian Rugby Championships, held Aug. 15-20 in Calgary.
Challis and company played older competition in the U-18 bracket, going 2-0 in round-robin action with wins over the Nova Scotia Keltics (38-10) and Quebec (24-17).
After bouncing Quebec again in elimination play (44-10), Team B.C. finally lost, falling 29-26 in the gold medal game to Alberta.
Challis tallied one try in the tournament.
See canadianrugbychampionship.com for more info.