Five B.C. medals for Kelowna United

Girls rep soccer teams win two silver at Provincial B Cup in Penticton, three bronze for boys in West Vancouver

  • Fri Jul 15th, 2016 8:00am
  • Sports

The Kelowna United U13 boys wear their bronze medals following the Les Sinnott Provincial Cup soccer championship in West Vancouver.

Kelowna United teams struck for five medals at the 2016 Provincial B Cup girls and boys soccer championships.

At the girls provincials last weekend in Penticton, the United U13 and United U15 teams captured silver medals.

The U13s, coached by Hank Van De Leest, posted a 2-0-1 record to finish in second place, defeating Prince George and Williams Lake, and tying the SurDel Spartans.

The Kelowna U15 girls were a perfect 3-0, but were edged out for the gold by Surrey FC which had a better goals for/against ratio. United recorded wins over Vernon, Powell River and Williams Lake.

The U13 girls, coached by Jill Lommer, placed sixth, the United U14 girls placed fifth, the Kelowna U16 girls were seventh, and the U18 girls were fifth.

• United boys

In West Vancouver, at the Les Sinnott Memorial Boys Provincial Cup, three United teams won bronze medals—the U13, U14 and U17 boys.

The U13 boys finished with a 2-1 record, defeating North Van and Prince George and losing to Saanich.

Kelowna U14s won two of three games, beating Williams Lake and Terrace and losing to Surrey.

The U17s posted a 1-1-1 record, tying VUFC, beating Cowichan and losing to Surrey.

The United U18 boys took fifth place overall.