Rebecca Chadney (right) and the Langley Christian Lightning defeated the Credo Christian Kodiaks 3-1 in the Fraser Valley semifinals. The win qualified the Lightning for the upcoming Single A B.C. high school senior girls soccer provincial championships.

Lightning off to provincials

Langley Christian senior girls finish second at Fraser Valley championships

Experience gained this year will be a good learning tool for down the road for the Langley Christian Lightning.

“We have a very young team, with lots of Grade 8s, 9s and 10s,” said Gregg Antoniuk, the coach of the Lightning senior girls soccer team.

“So next year, we will be very strong.”

The Langley Christian squad fell 3-0 in the Fraser Valley championship final to the Southridge Storm.

“We played reasonably well in the finals, but just didn’t get any breaks in the game,” Antoniuk said.

Southridge was the top team in league play, finishing with a 5-1 record. Langley Christian was second at 4-2.

And the teams split their head-to-head match-ups. Langley Christian won the first game 2-1 but the Storm took game two 7-3.

Despite the loss, the Lightning qualified for the Single A B.C. high school soccer championships.

The tournament runs May 29 to May 31 at Vancouver’s West Point Grey Academy.

“We always have a goal to be in the top eight at provincials,” Antoniuk said. “I like our chances.”

Just Posted

Spreading Christmas cheer around Aldergrove

Easing the pains and difficulties of hard times is ‘reason for the season’

120 turn up for Aldergrove blood clinic

More volunteer help welcomed by Canadian Blood Services

VIDEO: Hundreds compete in Langley Olympians intra club meet

An opportunity for older and younger swimmers to get a taste of competition, coach says

VIDEO: Basics for Babies underway at Langley Events Centre

Canadian country stars perform at fundraiser

Trudeau to make it harder for future PM to reverse Senate reforms

Of the 105 current senators, 54 are now independents who have banded together in Independent Senators’ Group

Boeser has 2 points as Canucks ground Flyers 5-1

WATCH: Vancouver has little trouble with slumping Philly side

Man dies after falling from B.C. bridge

Intoxicated man climbed railing, lost his balance and fell into the water below

Hundreds attend Hells Angels funeral in Maple Ridge

Body of Chad John Wilson found last month face-down under the Golden Ears Bridge.

B.C. animation team the ‘heart’ of new ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

The animators, largely based in Vancouver, ultimately came up with a creative technique that is drawing praise

Light at the end of the tunnel for UN climate talks

Meeting in Katowice was meant to finalize how countries report their emissions of greenhouses gases

Gas prices to climb 11 cents overnight in Lower Mainland

Hike of 17 cents in less than 48 hours due to unexpected shutdown of Washington state pipeline

Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame

Radiohead, the Cure, Roxy Music and the Zombies will also be ushered in at the 34th induction ceremony

Supreme Court affirms privacy rights for Canadians who share a computer

Section 8 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms protects Canadians against unreasonable search and seizure

Most Read