The Nelson Selects (2) U12 Girls team faced their first competitive games of the season Sunday at this weekend’s U12 Soccer Festival that was part of the Terry Walgren Tournament.
In the first game of the day, Nelson’s Mimi Lockhurst opened the scoring in a match against Kootenay East. Reece Hunt then added two more to take the Selects to a 3-0 victory.
The second match of the day, Hunt, Lockhurst and Taylor Harrison all scored in a decisive 5-0 victory against the Creston Blitz.
The Kootenay South Storm presented the biggest challenge for the Selects in the final contest of the day. Hard working defense and goalkeeper Sydney World’s outstanding saves held the game to a 0-0 tie to earn World her third shutout of the day.