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Full slate of Nelson Soccer teams advance to Provincial B Cup

The U16 Selects swept Kootenay South in the two-game series by scores of 3-0 and 7-3. — Submitted photo

Nelson Soccer Association is sending a large number of teams to the BC Soccer Youth Provincial B Championships in Kamloops and Burnaby.

All Nelson Soccer Select teams either qualified through Kootenay Zone tournament or received a bye to the Provincial Championships.

The Nelson U16 Boys swept Kootenay South in the two-game series by scores of 3-0 and 7-3.

The U15 Selects shutout Kootenay East 2-0 and 3-0 to advance to the provincials.

Other teams earning berths following action this past weekend included the U13 Boys, defeating Kootenay South; U14 Boys, posting wins over Kootenay South and Fernie; and the U13 Girls, edging out Kootenay South Storm in a pair of games.

The U16 Girls earned the second seed after defeating Kootenay South 4-1.

Kootenay East won the division with wins over Nelson, 1-0 and Kootenay South, 4-3.

The U14 Girls and U18 Boys each received automatic berths into the provincial tournament.

The BC Soccer Girls Provincial B Cup is set for June 30-July 3 in Burnaby while the Les Sinnott Memorial Boys Provincial Cup is scheduled for July 7-10 in Kamloops.

The U16 Selects earned the second seed in the Provincial B Cup in Burnaby, after defeating Kootenay South 4-1.