The Grade 8 boys volleyball team after six Oct. 5 victories.

Volleyball and soccer teams from Creston’s Prince Charles Secondary School earn success

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The Prince Charles Secondary School junior boys soccer team, coached by Bill Ferguson, travelled to Trail on Oct. 3 and won the play day by defeating J.L. Crowe (Trail) 2-1, Rossland 2-0 and tying Grand Forks 1-1. They then travelled to Cranbrook on Oct. 4 and won that play day, as well, by defeating Kimberley 1-0 and Nakusp.

The senior boys soccer team, coached by Todd Hawton, travelled to Cranbrook on Oct. 4/5 and finished third. The boys defeated Kimberley 6-1, Stanley Humphries (Castlegar) 6-0, Mount Baker (Cranbrook) 2-1, and tied Trail 2-2 and Kalispell 1-1.

The junior girls volleyball team, coached by Gillian Kemle, Erin Carr and Kelsey Hurd-Windhorst, travelled to Mt. Sentinel in the Slocan Valley. The girls beat both teams from L.V. Rogers (Nelson) and J.L. Crowe.

The Grade 8 boys, coached by Mike Nelson, travelled to Sparwood, winning the Oct. 5 tournament. The boys defeated Parkland (Cranbrook), Sparwood, Jaffray, Fernie, Elkford and Fernie Academy.

The Grade 8 girls, coached by Judine Maki, travelled to Sparwood, as well. The girls defeated Elkford and David Thompson (Invermere) and lost to Jaffray and Parkland.

The seniors boys soccer team had a great performance in the annual Summerland tournament on Oct. 9/10. The boys defeated Quesnel 1-0, Keremeos 3-0 and Kelowna Christian 4-2, making it to the championship game where they lost 1-0 to Summerland, last year’s No. 5 team in the province.

The junior boys play Oct. 16 at home for the East Kootenay championships. The senior boys have their zone championship play on Oct. 25, also at home.


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