David Thompson posts upset of Bombers at Kootenay AA Boy's Soccer Championships
There’s no joy in Bomberville after the defending champs were upset in the final of the Kootenay High School AA Boy’s Soccer Championships Saturday in Creston.
David Thompson Lakers of Invereme scored three times in the opening half to post a 5-3 victory over L.V. Rogers in the final at Prince Charles Secondary pitch.
The Lakers, which took advantage of the suspect defence, held a 3-1 lead at half against a Bomber team that was missing its starting center back.
Bomber starter Nick Wethal was unable to make the trip to the zone finals.
Nigel Ziegler scored twice for LVR while Ryan Lewis added the other marker on a penalty kick.
LVR advanced to the final by hammering J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks 8-0.
Lewis and Spencer Atkins each scored three times while Andrew Tranfo and Jake Anderson added singles.
David Thompson now reprensents the Kootenay Zone at the BC High School AA Boy’s Championships November 17-19 in Burnaby.
LVR, the two-time defending champion, finished 12th in the 16-team tournament in 2013.