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Dragons are B.C. champions

Sonia Sohi (left) of the Panorama Ridge Thunder battles with a South Delta Sun Devils opponent during a Fraser Valley playoff game. Sohi was named to the Commissioners XVI team at the provincial championships. - JIM KINNEAR / CONTRIBUTOR
Sonia Sohi (left) of the Panorama Ridge Thunder battles with a South Delta Sun Devils opponent during a Fraser Valley playoff game. Sohi was named to the Commissioners XVI team at the provincial championships.
— image credit: JIM KINNEAR / CONTRIBUTOR

The Fleetwood Park Dragons upset the South Delta Sun Devils 3-0 in the championship game of the B.C. Girls Senior AAA High School Soccer tournament Saturday in Vancouver.

South Delta, the Fraser Valley champions, were the top-seed for the 16-team tournament. The Dragons qualified for the provincial tournament by placing third in the Fraser Valley playoffs.

Both sides went 2-0-1 (won-lost-tied) to finish first in their group in round robin play. Fleetwood Park then defeated the Panorama Ridge Thunder 1-0 while the Sun Devils blanked the Oak Bay Breakers 2-0 in semifinal play.

The Sun Devils allowed just five goals in 15 league, playoff and provincial tournament games, while scoring an average of three per game.

Natalie Morin of the Dragons was named to the Commissioners XVI team.

Panorama Ridge also went 2-0-1 in round robin play to qualify for the semifinal round. After their loss to the Dragons, they lost 1-0 to Oak Bay to place fourth. Sonia Sohi was the Panormara Ridge selection to the Commissioners XVI.

At the Senior AA provincial tournament in Penticton, the Sands Scorpions placed 10th, while the Surrey Christian Falcons finished 12th among the 16 teams competing.

Sands went 1-2-0 in the round robin to place third in their group. In the consolation playoff round, they topped the Falcons 3-1 Friday afternoon before falling 3-2 to the L.V. Rogers Bombers of Nelson on Saturday.

Surrey Christian went 1-1-1 in the round robin, and after the loss to the Scorpions, finished their tournament with a 3-2 loss to Vancouver’s Crofton House Cougars.

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