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Powell River Energy wins boys U14 Island championship

Soccer team earns right to represent Powell River and region at provincial championships
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ENERGY BOOST: Island Invitational Cup U14 champion Powell River Energy team members [front row, from left] Adam Hopper, Austyn Leach, Makia Elliot, Devin Cleghorn, Griffin Leach, Sage Worthen, Brandon Marshman and [back row, from left] coach Tony Leach, Marcus Cramb, Andrew Krowitz, Evan Dendewicz, Raffi Reghelin, Malcolm Williams, Jacob Duyvestyn, Owen Bennie, Marik Agius, Ross Ciarniello, Jack Pagdett and manager Kim Leach.

Powell River Youth Soccer Association U14 Energy was the only hometown team to win at the 54th Annual Island Invitational Cup, held on April 28 and 29.

Energy beat Victoria’s Bays United 2-1 to win their division cup in the single game, winner-take-all tournament between Lower Island Soccer Association and Upper Island Soccer Association champions.

A total of 24 teams competed in the event, also known as the Tournament of Champions. Energy were the only Upper Island Soccer Association team to win a gold medal.   

Three other Powell River teams competed. U16 boys Panthers lost 4-0 to Juan de Fuca, U14 girls Strikers lost to Cowichan and U15 girls Eagles also lost to Cowichan.

The soccer season continues for the Energy. The team plays in BC Soccer Provincial B Cup Championships in Burnaby from July 5 to 8.