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U10 Six Nations Warriors Win Silver in Florida

 

January 11, 2018

The U10 Six Nations Warriors. Top row: Bailey Skye, Willy Skye, Eric Squire, Ron Cogan, Haye Powless. Middle row: Jaron Henry-Six Nations, Jenson White-Akwesasne, Nolo Squire-Six Nations, Oliver Powless-Six Nations, Tyson General-Six Nations, Camron Hill-Six Nations. Bottom row: Grayson Skye-Six Nations, Chace Cogan-Onondaga Nation, Heyo Squire-Six Nations, Evan Scriver-St. Catherines.

Submitted by Julie Bourbonnais White

Coaches. L-R: Eric Squire, Haye Powless, Ron Cogan, Willy Skye and Bailey Skye.

Jenson White, grandson of Marsha White and great grandson of Barney Rourke, participated in the Dick's Sporting Goods Tournament of Champions in Wesley Chapel, Florida December 29-31st with the U10 Six Nations Warriors. The Warriors fought so hard and played with pride to come away as Silver medalists after an intense 6-5 championship final! Friendships were formed and the boys were praised by lots of rivals for their never-give-up style of play, which ultimately led them to the finals despite being the only team with no spare runners. Thanks so much to the coaches who gave Jenson this opportunity to play with the team. Jenson also plays with the Akwesasne Storm during the summer box season. Finally, a special thanks to those who sponsored Jenson on this journey including friends and family including grandma Marsha, and Tota Barney Rourke, and also the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1479. Niawen!

 

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