Local talent has Team BC playing for gold

Provincial team has 10 players from Surrey/North Delta

Team BC will play for gold in the women’s soccer tournament at the Canada Summer Games in Sherbrooke, Quebec., with 10 of its 18 players from the Surrey/North Delta area.

Sam Dion scored twice and Chelsea Harkins added one in a 4-0 victory over New Brunswick in Team BC’s first game. BC also defeated Manitoba 4-0 to finish atop their group in round robin play.

Dion and Jasmine Mander of North Delta tallied in a 4-2 win over Alberta in a quarterfinal contest Tuesday.

Jasmin Dhanda netted a goal in a 2-1 win over Ontario in Wednesday’s semifinal match.

Also playing for Team BC are Simrin Dhaliwal, Samantha Donald, Manreet Johal, Priya Sandhu, Amanpreet Shergill and Nicole Turney.

Team BC will play Quebec for the gold medal tonight (Thursday).

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