Burnaby Lake improved to .500 with a come-from-behind 21-16 victory over the Meraloma in premier men's rugby last Saturday.
Trailing 16-3 at halftime, James Reekie struck a second three-point penalty goal early in the restart and Joe Dolesau broke free for a 60-metre run that brought the deficit to within five points.
With the momentum on its side, Burnaby Lake continued to keep the pressure on the hosts until No. 8 Admir Cejvanovic of Burnaby made a run down the right side to the Meraloma 22-metre line.
From there, Burnaby kept up the attack until team captain Mike Gough bulled his way over the line to tie the contest. Reekie converted to put the visitors ahead 18-16.
Minutes later, Reekie booted a third penalty for the Lakers.
The victory improved Burnaby Lake's record to 3-3, just two bonus points short of fourth-place University of Victoria, which boasts a similar record.
Burnaby Lake also got the better of the Meraloma club 18-15 in the Tier I First Division.
In the Lower Mainland men's third division, Burnaby Lake lost its plate semifinal 39-17 to Kelowna.
In the B.C. Rugby women's Lower Mainland Tier One division, Burnaby defeated United Rugby Club 22-14 in a Cup semi-final.
Bayside won the other semi, blanking Simon Fraser University 37-0.
Burnaby will face Bayside in the Cup final on Saturday at John Oliver Park at 1: 30 p.m.