Parkland Panthers soccer girls score seventh in B.C.

Parkland senior AA girls soccer squad comes up 7th at provincials in Kamloops

The Parkland Panthers senior girls co-captains Amanda Pomphrey and Katie Kraeutner accept the seventh place plaque at  provincials.

The Parkland Panthers senior girls co-captains Amanda Pomphrey and Katie Kraeutner accept the seventh place plaque at provincials.

After a second place finish on the Island the Parkland senior girls soccer team scored seventh place in the province during B.C. Senior AA girls high school soccer championship in Kamloops.

The Parkland girls finished second in their pool during round robin play. They crossed over in the quarter-finals and lost to Burnsview, who were the defending provincial champions. They then beat L.V. Rogers to capture seventh place, which was the best placing in Parkland girls soccer history. In four of the five games at provincials June 1 to 3, the girls were awarded the Referee’s Top Player of the game. Kristy Gallagher, Amanda Pomphrey, Kate Service and Katie Kraeutner were game MVPs. Gallagher was also selected for the Commissioner 11 award.

The coaches commended the Panthers team on its competitive spirit and camaraderie.

The team will travel to Ottawa June 26 to July 3.