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Bradley boys starring on lacrosse field

When Quinton Bradley’s application to attend McGill University was accepted last summer, one of his first goals was to help the Redmen win a national championship.

The Matthew McNair Secondary grad realized that honour recently when he helped to lift the school’s field lacrosse team to the first-ever Bagataway Cup with a 7-6 come-from-behind victory over Western in the inaugural Canadian Interuniversity championship.

Having attended Concordia University last year, and St. Andrew Presbyterian College in North Carolina prior to that, Bradley was prepared for the rigours of the collegiate field lacrosse season. He notched three goals and picked up an assist in 10 games with the Redmen this season playing as a midfielder.

But his play without the ball also prompted a committee to name Bradley an All-Canadian in his first collegiate season.

Bradley was one of six  graduates of the Burnaby Mountain Select field lacrosse program on the McGill team.

Meanwhile Quinton’s younger brother, Chandler, recently helped the Burnaby Mountain Selects junior elite boys’ team go undefeated through six games to win the 2012 Charlotte Fall Classic high school lacrosse title in North Carolina.

The two-day event, which also featured the Burnaby Mountain freshmen elite boys’ team (Richmond’s Kieran McKay played for the squad which went 1-4 as the youngest in the open high school division), is considered the premier fall recruiting classic in the southern U.S. All told, 86 teams competed in nine divisions with 30-plus NCAA college coaches in attendance.

Despite dominating the competition most of the way, outscoring their opponents by a 3-1 margin (93-30), it was a critical 11-10 come-from-behind win over Georgia Copperheads that helped secure the Selects’ junior elite championship.

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