Abbotsford Panthers' players swarm striker Marley Edwards (left, 15) after his 13th-minute free kick goal opened the scoring and held as the winner in the 2018 Fraser Valley AAA soccer final Wednesday at South Surrey Athletic Park. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Fraser Valley AAA soccer finals: Abby Panthers end 16-year title-drought, top Matheson Mustangs with early offence, gutsy defence

SURREY — Dean Fetterly wasn’t expecting to have to reconfigure his team’s entire schematic just 20 minutes into his team’s biggest game of the season.

Among the new wave of leaders within the roster of defending B.C. champion Dr. Charles Best Blue Devils is Jaedinn Mushtuk (right) seen here in 2017 B.C. Final Four action against the Reynolds Roadrunners. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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BC boys AAA high school soccer: Oak Bay enters playoffs at No. 1, defending champion Charles Best among Fraser Valley faves

COQUITLAM — You’re the defending champs and you’ve welcomed an octet of eight key players back into the team from last November’s memorable run through the B.C. AAA tournament.

Quinn Desaulniers (8) of Coquitlam's Dr. Charles Best celebrates one of his 10 tournament goals as the Blue Devils captured the B.C. boys AAA soccer title with a 2-1 win Saturday in Burnaby over Surrey's Panorama Ridge Thunder. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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A most mighty Quinn tallies twice, helps Dr. Charles Best’s Blue Devils to B.C. AAA boys soccer spoils

BURNABY — B.C.’s most decorated boys high school soccer program of the century has taken its share of tough losses over the years and bounced back nicely. Four B.C. AAA championship titles over the past eight years heading into this past weekend’s provincial tournament at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex was a direct reflection of that.