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Locals dominate youth tournament

Surrey residents placed in the top three in all four age groups at the Canadian Junior Golf Association’s Junior Golf Cup Qualifier at the University Golf Club in Vancouver.

Jay Kim finished first in the Boys 14-16 age group, shooting rounds of 75-79-154 to win by three strokes over James Fahy of Vancouver, while Kevin Lee posted a 10-stroke victory in the boys 13-and-under group. Lee scored 69-76-145. Nav Bains of Surrey placed sixth in the group, with a score of 86-78-164.

In the boys 17-19 age group, Jimmy Lu was four shots back of Burke Wiebe of Winnipeg, after rounds of 83-76 for a 159 total.

Pamela Burneski placed third in the Girls category, just one-shot back of co-winners Christine Wong of Richmond and Anika Yoo of Port Coquitlam. Burneski shot 78-74-152.

Soccer squads in provincial play

Surrey United blanked Indo FC 2-0 in Richmond Sunday, to advance to the round-of-16 in the Provincial Cup men’s soccer tournament.

United, which also won 2-0 against Indo FC in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League’s Imperial Cup final, will face Langley United of the Fraser Valley Soccer League in a sudden-death game Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in Langley.

Two of four Surrey squads in the women’s Provincial Cup playoff will sit out the first round of the 12-team playoff. The SBAA Ajax of the Metro Women’s Soccer League will host the Abbotsford Mariners Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Don Christian Elementary School, looking for a win that will send them to a quarterfinal match with Gorge FC a week later in Victoria.

Semiahmoo FC is also playing at home Sunday against Vic West of Vancouver Island. The winner will advance to play Surrey United on Sunday, April 20 at 10 a.m. at Cloverdale Athletic Park.

Pegasus Alumni also had a first round bye, and will host either Coquitlam Metro Ford FC or Prospect Lake SC on April 20.

Surrey runners win at SFU meet

A pair of long distance runners from Surrey won races at the 2008 SFU Open, an outdoor track and field meet hosted by Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Burnaby.

SFU Clan alumni Meredith MacGregor placed first in the 3,000m event, finishing the race in a time of 10:18.11 to beat Emily Palibroda of SFU for top spot by 36 seconds.

Kristen Kolstad, a senior, topped the field in the 1,500m race in a time of 4:36.29. Palibroda was second, close to 20 seconds behind.

Bianca Gonzales of Surrey was fourth in 5:06.54.

Lightning win in Anaheim

The Surrey Lightning closed out their Pee Wee B minor hockey season by winning the Spring On Ice tournament in Anaheim last month, defeating teams from Arizona and California to take top spot.

Team members included Jordan Hass, Erick Miller, Lucas Rojas, Sukhreet Saprai, Ryan Sharma, Arjan Sandhu, Nathan Staniland, Taylor Anderson,  Josh Poitras, Jhryod and Daken Lidder, Wesley Howerton, Kellen Humphrey, Suneil Mann, Trevor McLaughlin, Justin Brar, Sammy Zeinab, Parveen Biln and head coach Chris Humphrey.

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