Brock Everett (left) and Jenna Freeley — the only female player in the league — go for the ball during Lacrosse Mania held Saturday in Williams Lake.

Brock Everett (left) and Jenna Freeley — the only female player in the league — go for the ball during Lacrosse Mania held Saturday in Williams Lake.

Lacrosse Mania hits complex

It was a chance for new players to try out the sport of lacrosse and receive a few pointers from longtime veterans of the game.

It was a chance for new players to try out the sport of lacrosse and receive a few pointers from longtime veterans of the game.

The Williams Lake Bighorns Lacrosse Association hosted its annual Lacrosse Mania event Saturday at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex attracting lots of interest from newcomers and experts, alike, to the sport.

On the floor players were honing their skills for the upcoming Great White North Lacrosse League season.

Players took part in scrimmages, played pass and tossed the ball around while picking up new skills with the help of multiple members of the WLBLA coaching staff.

A gear swap also took place.a

Practices — which run Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 p.m. — began last week in the lakecity in preparation for the season, which begins at the beginning of May.

Teams competing in the GWNLL include Prince George, Quesnel, Mackenzie, Vanderhoof and Williams Lake.

For more or to register visit hwww.bighornslacrosse.ca.