The Williams Lake U17 Storm girls soccer team battled through scorching heat on the weekend to capture a silver medal at the BC Provincial ‘B’ Cup in Kamloops July 5-8.
“The girls fought hard in heat up to 35 degrees,” said manager Jenn Rowley.
The Storm edged Shuswap in its opener, 2-1, before hammering the Penticton Pinnacles in a 6-0 routing in its second game.
Playing for gold, the Storm fell 6-2 to Greater Vancouver.
“We’re very proud of the girls giving it their all in representing Williams Lake,” Rowley said.
The team thanked coaches Daryl and Kendra Taylor, Rowley and all the parents and volunteers who helped contribute to the team’s success this season.
Players on the team were: Emma Taylor, Taylor Wessels, Amanda Lane, Pyper Alexander, Dylan Passeri, Brooke Levens, Katarina Price, Maria DiMarco, Megan Neufeld, Brooke Leroy, Tiana Brenner, Jessica Rowley, Morgan Worthington, Jaymie Grove, Ashley Benedet and Emma Pittman.