L.V. Rogers girls off to girls soccer provincials

The Bombers scored two decisive victories at the Kootenay playdowns in Creston this past Monday and Tuesday.

The L.V. Rogers Bombers soccer team remains undefeated on the season and is headed to the provincials early next month.

The L.V. Rogers Bombers senior girls soccer team continues to be perfect.

The Bombers scored two decisive victories at the Kootenay playdowns in Creston this past Monday and Tuesday and earned the Kootenay’s only berth at the BC High School Girls AA soccer championships early next month in Campbell River. The wins also moved the team’s record to 10-0 on the season.

In its opening match, the girls sent a clear message to rival J.L. Crowe from Trail that they are the team to beat in the West Kootenay. LVR scored early and often and went on to an 8-0 victory. Senior Naomi Perkins continued to work her scoring magic as she picked up six goals. Emily Taylor and Allie Zondervan added singles in the decisive victory.

“We dominated from the opening whistle,” said coach Chuck Bennett. “This is really a great group of players. We owned the midfield and they continued to find Naomi in the danger spots. Trail just didn’t have an answer defensively.”

In the Kootenay final on Tuesday, LVR met David Thompson Secondary from Invermere and although the game was closer, the outcome was never in doubt. LVR took an early 3-0 lead and held that to the half. The Invermere keeper was spectacular, making a number of key saves, including a great save on a penalty shot by Perkins. The second half was a bit closer, but LVR scored twice more to get the 5-0 win. Perkins scored four of the team’s five goals, while Taylor Zimmer scored a single.

“It could have been a lot more,” said Bennett, adding that while Perkins deserves full credit for her game, it was also a dominating defensive effort. “Our backline of Merissa Dawson, Maya Ida, Laurel Halleran, Kyra Burkart and Julia Burkart were unbeatable.”

The next action of the girls will be at the provincials from June 2 to 5.

 

Just Posted

Morrison wins Kootenay-Columbia for Conservative Party

Unofficial results peg 28,495 votes for Morrison with 98 per cent of polls reporting Monday evening

UPDATED: Supreme Court of Canada sends Lemon Creek class action back to B.C. court

Court action aims to compensate 2,500 people affected by the Lemon Creek fuel spill

UPDATE: Morrison wins Kootenay-Columbia by more than 7,000 votes

Elections Canada is reporting a 72% voter turnout

Richard Cannings re-elected in South Okanagan-West Kootenay

It was a close race with Conservative challenger Helena Konanz

Nelson plans for Clearwater Creek as additional water source

Existing Selous and Anderson Creek sources to be upgraded

In the news: Liberals eke out a win, but will need NDP, Green support to pass bills

Conservatives say they are ready if Trudeau should falter

Misconduct investigations spike by 65% across B.C.’s municipal police forces: report

Reports overall up 15 per cent while complaints made by public down seven per cent

‘Wexit’ talk percolates day after Liberals returned to power with minority

An online petition is calling for a western alliance and Alberta to separate

Teck announces roll out of electric buses for Elk Valley operations

Hon. Michelle Mungall says it’s great to see Teck taking action on climate change

Federal election saw 66% of registered voters hit the polls across Canada

Roughly 18 million people cast their ballots, voting in a Liberal minority government

Alleged RCMP secret leaker must stay with B.C. parents while on bail

Cameron Ortis, 47, is charged with violating the Security of Information Act

South Okanagan-West Kootenay candidates talk climate change and environment at recent forum

Forum on Tuesday grilled candidates about plan to bring about low carbon emission economy

Opposition to Trans Mountain won’t change, B.C. minister says

Pipeline projects proceed under minority Trudeau government

Remains found under Kamloops street belong to woman who lived five centuries ago

Woman was between ages of 50 and 59, gave birth at least once, was right-handed

Most Read