Shamrocks add depth defender, visit Coquitlam Saturday; Jr. Rocks host final home game

The Victoria Shamrocks added speedy, shutdown defender Jon Harnett in a trade with the Coquitlam Adanacs on Tuesday.

The Victoria Shamrocks added speedy, shutdown defender Jon Harnett in a trade with the Coquitlam Adanacs on Tuesday.

The Ads get a 2014 second round pick in the Western Lacrosse Association draft.

Harnett joins his brother Greg, a transition player for the Shamrocks. Jon won the Jr. A Minto Cup against the Jr. Rocks in 2008. The Rocks’  next game is against the Ads in Coquitlam tomorrow (July 6).

Jr. Rocks recover to smash T-men

An early 4-1 deficit did not sit well with the Victoria Jr. Shamrocks as the club responded to clobber the Nanaimo Timbermen 27-17 at Bear Mountain Arena on Saturday.

The Shamrocks (12-7) wrap up the regular portion of the B.C. Junior A Lacrosse League schedule with a home-and-away series against the Port Coquitlam Saints, 5 p.m. Saturday at the Bear, followed by an afternoon in Poco.

Jesse King piled up the points with two goals and 11 assists while Chris Wardle scored five goals and five assists.

The Intermediate A Shamrocks also play their last home regular season game on Saturday, 1:30 p.m. versus the Langley Thunder at the Bear.