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TOFC U16s golden in Kamloops

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Kelowna's Becca Kletke moves the ball downfield for Thompson Okanagan U16 girls during the Slurpee Cup last weekend in Kamloops.
— image credit: Kelvin Harrison

The Thompson Okanagan Football Club U16 girls struck gold in the U17 division at the 2013 edition of the Slurpee Cup soccer tournament.

TOFC went 3-0 in pool play last weekend in Kamloops, then defeated the Penticton Pinnacles 1-0 in Sunday's final.

TOFC also scored wins over Vernon (2-0), Quesnel (3-1) and Comox (3-0)

The TOFC U16 girls are: Jontaya Mayer, Emily Miller, Rachel McMillan, Stephanie McCann, Becca Kletke, Ella Weir, Nikki Manwaring, Hailey Tomlin, Joella Koblischke, Jenny Matheson, Julia Bower, Moraya Harrison, Erin Graham, Jaedyn Penkala and  Ange-Aimee Quesnel, The coaches are Gary Graham and Todd Penkala.

Bronze for U13

Playing up in the U14 tier 1 division of the Slurpee Cup, the TOFC U13 girls battled to a third-place finish.

In their final game against a team from Calgary, the TOFC girls were strong, maintaining possession and constant pressure, however they could not convert on several chances. The game ended in a 0-0 draw.

In other games, TOFC tied Kamloops 2-2, defeated Prince George 3-1 and lost to Edmonton 4-0.

 

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