NPSS Senior Boys soccer team takes first in Prince George tournament

The NPSS Boys Soccer team pose after taking first place in this past weekend's tournament. Photo by supplied.

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – The North Peace Secondary School Boy’s Soccer team was in Prince George over the weekend taking part in the Westside Warriors tournament.

In round robin play, the seniors boys team defeated Kelly Road 9-2, host Westside 8-0, and Fort St. James 9-0. Heading into the final, the team faced a tough opponent in Duchess Park. Tied up until the 45th minute, it was Curtis Carroll who scored to put NPSS up 2-1 against Duchess, and the team held on for the win and first place in the tournament.

Uzoma Duru and Noah Mohningher were named Tournament All Stars from the team. Gage Adkins took the tournament’s Top Goalie award, while Rui Vale was named top forward. Defender Mitchell Linley was the tournament MVP for his excellent overall play.

Coach Ryan LeClair says that the tournament was incredibly exciting, especially after the team beat Duchess Park for the win, as it was the first time they were able to best the team.

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