Pinnacles keeper Dylan Kelly watches while Luke Neenan does some fancy footwork as he fights for control of the ball with Oliver’s Matthew Marshall. Steve Kidd/Western News

PFC cup winners

Trio of Penticton soccer teams capture PFC Cup, Pinnacles FC hands out awards

Pinnacles FC crowned its house league champs in the PFC Cup the weekend of June 24.

Defending their championship were the under-16-18 girls coached by Pat Buchanan. They defeated Mario Carelse’s team 5-1 with Lauren Smith leading the way with a pair of goals and Andi Main, Dani Balzer and Molly Wells rounding out the offence.

“It was a good ending. I was happy,” said Buchanan. “They played really, really good.”

Buchanan’s team conceded one goal in three games. Carelse’s side won the regular season with four wins and two losses, while the PFC champs won three of their six games in the regular season.

Related: House soccer teams cap season with Pinnacles FC Cup victories

The under-16-18 boys championship was won by Penticton, who defeated Oliver. The league champs was Summerland.

In the under-14-15 girls division, Mike Barron’s squad, which won the league, followed that up with a playoff championship win over Oliver, 3-0. On the boys’ side, South Okanagan United followed up their league win by defeating Summerland 3-2.

Osoyoos dominated the under-12-13 division. They captured the girls crown with a 1-0 win over Summerland, who had won the league title, while the boys’ team added a playoff championship to their league crown by defeating Oliver, 2-1.

Pinnacles FC Excelsior Academy held it’s awards night for the spring season on July 4. Below are the winners: Player of the Year/Female Kyra Wallace

Player of the Year/Male Jordell Afonso

Most Improved Player Connor Moore

Team of the Year U14 Boys.

U18 Girls

Top Performer Britney Young

Most Improved Jessica Lewis

PFC Club Sara Vriends

U16 Girls

Top Performer Kalli Doell

Most Improved Rylee McDonald

PFC Club Mackenzie Dunham

U15 Girls

Top Performer Kjera Hayman

Most Improved Meadow Squakin

PFC Club Zoe Vriends

U13 Girls

Top Performer Grace vander Muelen

Most Improved Ava Hogeslag

PFC Club Carley van Ryswyk

U12 Girls

Top Performer Meg Wurz

Most Improved Sofia Cecconi

PFC Club Katie Hopper

U11 Girls

Top Performer Kyra Souch

Most Improved Caitlyn Keeler

PFC Club Genevieve Jenkins

U10 Girls

Top Performer Julia Marini

Most Improved Taylor Denich

PFC Club Emma Todor

U9 Girls

Top Performer Holly Badger

Most Improved Graycie Goodjohn

PFC Club Julia Stirling

U16 Boys

Top Performer Christian Martins

Most Improved James Hill

PFC Club Ryan Peters

U14 Boys

Top Performer Christopher MacDonald

Most Improved Anders Say

PFC Club Andrew Young

U12 Boys

Top Performer Yuvraj Panaich

Most Improved Ben Bond

PFC Club Simon Mennell

U11 Boys

Top Performer Sharky Nowek

Most Improved Matthew Reeder

PFC Club Jesse Buchanan

U10 Boys

Top Performer Crawford Lucas

Most Improved Desmond Ducheck

PFC Club Mulero Erinomo

U9 Boys

Top Performer Daxton Moon

Most Improved Taylor Pierre

PFC Club Nico D’Angelo