Striker Naomi Perkins survives this Vernon defender's tackle in Saturday morning action at the BC Soccer Provincial B Cup Championships in Chilliwack. Perkins and her U17 Girls Nelson Selects side survived a nervous second half against Vernon. The Nelson girls needed a win or a tie to advance to the Bronze medal game tomorrow and despite giving up a second half penalty

Nelson Selects U17 girls win provincial bronze

Local soccer squad dominates opponents 6-1 to finish third in BC.

Nelson Selects U17 girls squad are coming home from the provincial championships with a bronze medal.

The local squad dominated their final game of the Girls B Cup Provincial Championships in Chilliwack, crushing the host squad 6-1 to finish third in the province.

It was the highest finish of any of the Nelson squads at this year’s tournament.

In other action, the U14 Selects lost its final game 1-0 to the Terrace Kermodes to finish in eighth place.

The U15 girls squad took on the Aldergrove Vipers and lost in a shootout to finish in sixth place.

Nelson’s U13 girls squad battled the RGSA Riot, winning 3-0 to take fifth place.

On the boys side of the tournament in Richmond, the U18 Nelson Selects lost to Terrace Kermodes in a shootout to take sixth place overall in the province.

Meanwhile, the U15 boys Selects battled hard, but fell 3-2 to the RVSA Lightning. The locals finished in sixth.

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