Ruby Gibb gets control off the ball with a defender on her back during the championship game. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Ruby Gibb gets control off the ball with a defender on her back during the championship game. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge hosts District Cup finals

West Coast teams advance on to Coastal Cup

sports@mapleridgenews.com

The District Cup for soccer was held in Maple Ridge on Saturday and Sunday, with many teams from the West Coast Auto Group FC and Albion FC taking part, and advancing on to the Coastal Cup.

The under-15 girls final was a close contest that saw the WCAG U15 Celtics beat the Mission United FC by a score of 1-0.

“It was a hard fought game that had lots of tense moments,” said coach Corey McAleese. “It was a good team win, that was a culmination of what we have been working on this season.”

Left midfielder Taya Goncalves scored the winning goal for the West Coast club.

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The District Cup is a championship tournament for the three clubs in the district – WCAGFC, Mission and Albion FC. Winning teams advance to the Coastal Cup, which is a qualifier for the provincials.

Other scores:

U18 Boys: WCA Avengers 3, Mission United 1

U17 Girls: WCA Wolves 7, WCA United 0

U17 Boys: Mission Lightning 5, WCA 0

U16 Girls: AFC 3, WCA G1 1

U16 Boys: WCA Wolves 6, WCA Saints 0

U15 Boys: WCA Spurs 2, Mission Hornets 1

U14 Boys: WCA Element 1, WCA Pack 0

U13 Girls: WCAG2 1, AFC Team 1 0

U13 Boys: Mission Dynamo 5, WCA United 0