Nelson Select teams off to compete in Provincial B Cup
It’s time to get ready for the big stage for a handful of Nelson Youth Soccer Rep teams.
The squads begin quest for medals at the B.C. Soccer Provincial B Cups beginning Thursday in Aldergrove and Kelowna.
Each team from Nelson — three in the girl’s tourney in Kelowna and three competing in Aldergrove in the boy’s event — enter the tournament seeded seventh.
The three girl’s clubs compete in the U13, U14 and U15 divisions while the boys are up against teams from throughout the province in the U15, U16 and U18 categories.
Each Nelson Select team plays a three-team-round-robin draw before the final games Sunday.
There are eight zones in each division with each team playing one game from Thursday to Saturday before the medal games.
The top team in each pool advances to play in the gold medal game.
The second-place finishers in each division meet for the bronze.
The final two teams play off in consolation round action.
The Nelson Select teams represent the Kootenay Zone at the provincial tourney.