The Prince Charles Secondary School junior boys soccer team.

Prince Charles Secondary School boys first in E.K soccer, plus other sports news

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The Prince Charles Secondary School junior boys soccer team finished first in the East Kootenay for the fourth year in a row. On the weekend, the team, coached by Bill Ferguson and Aaron Gregory, defeated Golden and Kimberley.

The senior boys soccer team, coached by Todd Hawton, played in Cranbrook. They defeated Invermere and lost to Mount Baker and Golden. The boys head into their zone championship play on Saturday at PCSS.

•The PCSS cross-country running team hosted the East Kootenay championships at Summit Creek Park on Oct. 17. The team, coached by Michelle Ares and Rob Simpson, was slated to compete at the zone championships yesterday in Nelson.

The weekend results were: Boys: Nick Mottl, first; Kieran Simpson, second; Ethan Huscroft, third; Niel Jacobsen, fourth; Orlando Navaroo, 10th. Girls: Emily Simpson, first; Rylee Christenson, third; Ada Browne, fourth; Jung Lee, 12th. Grade 8 boys: Scott Griffioen, first; Cole Bright, third.

•All six PCSS volleyball teams played on Oct. 19 and 20.

The senior boys and girls travelled to a tournament in Fernie. The boys, coached by Rick Czar, defeated Fernie, Invermere and Elkford, but lost to Sparwood and Fernie in the playoffs.

The girls, coached by Bob Gollan and Allison Kepke, beat Elkford and Sparwood, and lost to Fernie, Invermere and Elkford in the playoffs.

The junior teams hosted a tournament at home. The girls fielded two teams, coached by Joyce Lawrence and Dianne MacDonald, in their eight-team draw. The black team finished fourth and the blue team finished sixth.

The junior boys finished first in their six-team draw. The team defeated Kimberly, Elkford, Jaffray, Castlegar and Fernie Academy.

The Bantam teams travelled to Cranbrook. The boys teams, coached by Mike Nelson,  finished first and sixth out of the eight-team draw. The girls team, coached by Judine Maki, finished sixth out of eight teams, winning at least one set in every match.

—PRINCE CHARLES SECONDARY SCHOOL

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