Girls Elite

League1 BC: Turner scores twice, Blundell takes golden boot in regular season finale


KAMLOOPS, BC Vancouver Whitecaps FC Girls Elite Academy finished their regular season-winning campaign with another big win on Sunday, taking a 6-0 victory over Rivers FC in Kamloops.

Kierra Blundell finished her golden boot season with her 10th goal, set up by Sienna Gibson, to make it 1-0 after 25 minutes.

Aja Turner then made it 2-0 on 35 minutes, following a header from Blundell. It was 3-0 going into halftime, as Turner scored her second of the match three minutes later from Noelle Sather.

Goals in the second half came from Joy Kimwemwe, from Sadie Brisbin, Iba Oching from a corner after a header from Kaylee Hunter, and finally one from Hunter herself set up by Keelyn Stewart.

The 'Caps now head into the playoffs, where they will host fourth place TSS Rovers this weekend (date and time TBA).


Referee: Victoria Warner

Scoring summary
25' – VAN – Kierra Blundell
35' – VAN – Aja Turner
38' – VAN – Aja Turner
50' – VAN – Joy Kimwemwe
52' – VAN – Iba Oching
90'+4 – VAN – Kaylee Hunter


Rivers FC
31.Katherine McCleary; 2.Allie Shiyuk, 23.Brooklyn Tidder ©, 4.Jocelyn Orr (22.Abigayle Bradley 70'), 7.Taylor Miller (12.Amaya Heyes HT); 8.Norah Bell (5.Grace Barrett 62'), 11.Meleah Fernie, 14.Katie Chun (18.Melisa Huarcaya 87'); 17.Jessye Large (16.Maddie Trozzo HT), 21.Emily Clark (24.Isabella Burtini HT), 27.Siobhan Collier (6.Gabriela Siranni HT)

Substitutes not used

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Girls Elite
31.Carly Uchacz (30.Sidney Venier 59'); 12.Jaime Perrault, 3.Iba Oching, 20.Keira Martin, 14.Sienna Gibson (10.Sadie Brisbin HT); 21.Jeneva Hernandez-Gray (17.Bridget Mutipula HT), 11.Noelle Sather (15.Ashley Roberts HT), 24.Keelyn Stewart (25.Taegan Stewart HT); 18.Emma Yee, 9.Kierra Blundell © (26.Kaylee Hunter HT), 19.Aja Turner (13.Joy Kimwemwe HT)