Riverman earn bronze at the Presidents Cup

EDMONTON — The Presidents Cup saw seven Senior B teams this season including the returning champions, the Six Nations Rivermen, who were awarded on September 3 with bronze medals from the tournament.

A great start on August 28 for the Rivermen, they defeated the Snake Island Muskies 11-3 at the Bill Hunter Arena to kick off the championship. The following day, the Ladner Pioneers delivered the Rivermen their first loss with a close one, 9-6.

On August 30, the Akwesasne Bucks took on the Rivermen and came away on top 17-10, their second loss. On the following afternoon, the Rivermen took over the Capital Region Axeman 21-1.

On Thursday, September 1, the Rivermen won again against the Mounties 16-5. On Thursday, they came away on top with a close match 7-6 against the Miners, the host team.

On Friday, September 2, the Rivermen were dealt their final loss of the tournament by the Pioneers, losing 14-8. On Saturday, they took over the Miners again 12-8, for their bronze medal finish.

It was the Pioneers that took the cup home, with a close match and eventual win over the Bucks 8-6.

EDMONTON — The Six Nations Senior B Rivermen finished with bronze medals on September 3, after a tournament that saw a swift return to play after the pandemic period. Photo submitted.

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