It's always a tough field to crack! Surrey's defending B.C. champion Panorama Ridge Thunder are back at the B.C. AAA championships beginning Wednesday at UBC, while Victoria's Oak Bay Breakers are not. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
Riverside senior centre-mid Brooklyn Macdonald (left) is congratulated after scoring her second goal last Thursday in the Rapids' B.C. tourney-clinching 2-0 win over Surrey's Enver Creek Cougars. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Rapids find their passage, 11th-hour victory propels PoCo’s Riverside to first-ever B.C. girls AAA soccer tourney

SURREY — When it comes to the senior varsity girls athletic program at PoCo’s Riverside Secondary, basketball and volleyball have had their fair share of the spotlight at provincial championship tournaments. Beginning next week at UBC, you can add soccer to that list.

It's all about the elation late Thursday afternoon as Coquitlam's Centennial Centaurs go to penalty kicks to edge South Delta in the Fraser Valley senior girls AAA soccer championship final at Cloverdale Athletic Park. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters)
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Centennial’s Centaurs edge South Delta’s Sun Devils in a marathon battle for Fraser Valley AAA soccer title

SURREY — All season long, it was impossible to ignore the upward trajectory of Coquitlam’s Centennial Centaurs and Tsawwassen’s South Delta Sun Devils.

Tsawwassen's South Delta Sun Devils have secured the No. 2 seed for the Fraser Valley senior girls AAA soccer championships which begin on eight fronts Monday. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Sardis, South Delta take top two seeds as Fraser Valley senior girls AAA soccer releases zone championship bracket

SURREY — Chilliwack’s Sardis Falcons may have dropped to No. 5 in the last set of provincial rankings, yet the team which sat at No. 1 for the majority of the season had a body of work that set it apart from the rest of the conference.

North Vancouver's Argyle Pipers have celebrated a lot of goals this season. Now they celebrate a No. 1 spot in the B.C. girls AAA rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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05.02.18 B.C. AAA girls soccer: Changes aplenty with a new No. 1 as zone playoffs sit around the corner

LANGLEY — If Chilliwack’s Sardis Falcons needed any extra motivation to improve on last season’s fourth-place finish at the B.C. AAA championships, perhaps they’ll use their finish to the 2018 regular season as motivation.

What Sardis' Sophie Klassen lacks in experience she makes up for in grit and athleticism. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
The South Delta Sun Devils dominated large stretches of play Monday on its home pitch at Winskill Park, yet managed to come away with a slim 1-0 win over Surrey's red-clad, visiting Tamanawis Wildcats. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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04.23.18: Sardis Falcons continue to gain altitude, Chilliwack girls extend stay at No. 1 in B.C. AAA soccer rankings

LANGLEY —The province’s most dominant senior varsity girls soccer team continued its roll and extended its stay at No. 1 in the B.C. girls AAA rankings.

A loss by former table-setter Centennial has allowed Chilliwack's Sardis Falcons to assume the No. 1 spot this week in the B.C. girls AAA soccer rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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04.18.18 AAA Top 10: Sardis Falcons grab No. 1 spot in B.C. girls soccer ranks after Riverside upsets Centennial

LANGLEY — PoCo’s Riverside Rapids have cut short the stay of crosstown rival Centennial atop the B.C. senior girls AAA high school soccer rankings.

The Sardis Falcons and Argyle Pipers each find themselves among B.C.'s top-ranked girls AAA soccer teams. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Centaurs, Falcons put 2017’s heartache behind, open at the top of B.C. AAA girls soccer rankings

A pair of B.C. AAA Final Four teams a season ago, Coquitlam’s Centennial Centaurs and the Sardis Falcons of Chilliwack each felt the agony of provincial semifinal defeats.

Argyle's Lilia Miki (left) is pursued by Katie Lampen of Sardis during championship final of the UBC Thunderbirds high school invitational tournament staged Friday afternoon at Thunderbird Stadium. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Sardis’ swift swooping Falcons top Argyle in UBC invitational final, announce their place in hunt for B.C. AAA title

VANCOUVER — Richard Tagle isn’t calling together soccer players from all parts of the country to play together like the Canadian senior women’s national team does.