Posting a well-deserved shutout, Steph Sonea set the tone in locking up the Port Coquitlam Euro-Rite Spartans' 1-0 win over Central City in under-16 metro select girls soccer action.
Sonea kept the opposition off the scoresheet, aided by a polished effort from her defence.
The game's lone goal came in the 24th minute when Kristen Purdy cashed in a cross from Teagan Lefebvre.
The backline of Christine Anderson, Kelly Petraschuk, Megan Sigsworth and Chanel Walter had standout efforts.
Some things only come around once - the first man on the moon or MacDonald's first hamburger ever sold.
Chalk up the inaugural EA Sports B.C. Soccer Premier League under-16 boys title for Coquitlam Metro-Ford Barca - no one else can claim to be there first.
Barca beat Mountain FC 2-1 in the championship game to wrap up a successful season.
It didn't come easily - Mountain, who had usurped Barca in the Provincial Cup semifinals on penalty kicks earlier in the year, grabbed an early lead. But Coquitlam countered, getting the equalizer from Elijah Sampson. On an ensuing corner kick, Luke Griffin buried a rebound to give Barca the victory.
Over a 20-game schedule, the club posted 15 wins and five ties, while outscoring the opposition 69-11.
In other BCSPL play, the Coquitlam Metro-Ford u-17 boys got goals from Karlo Kresevljak and Luigi Polisi to edge Fusion 3-2.
. Ardi Hassirchian's marker halfway through the second frame, off a great setup from Michael Aitken, stood up as the difference in Coquitlam Metro-Ford Crusaders' 2-1 triumph over PoCo in u-16 boys Div. 3 play.
Aidan Ames opened the scoring finishing off a play started by Sina Ahmadian, before PoCo deposited the equalizer. Dominating the game at midfield was Ryan Fielding, while goalkeeper Zac Webster turned aside a handful of tough shots to preserve the decision.
Shaking off the remnants of a couple of tough losses recently, the Port Moody u-17 boys AC served up a 1-0 setback to previously unbeaten Ladner.
With just one substitute available due to injuries, Port Moody buckled down for a challenge. Giving them an early boost was Brendon Emmott's tally in the 23rd minute, when he beat three defenders at the top of the box to slot the ball home.
Ladner pushed back in the second half, but the AC defence stood its ground. Leading the way were Alex Madsen, Matt Medanic and Skylar Turgeon, while Tristen Epplette locked up the victory with two outstanding stops for his second shutout of the season.
. A pair of goals by Brianne Wager positioned the Port Moody u-18 girls Nitro in a good spot - resulting in a 2-0 decision over Cliff Avenue.
Drawing key assists on the goals were Julia Basa and Rebecca Tingling. Providing some standout work at her position was Lindsay Kirk.
. A lineup limited by injuries and illness ended up giving West Coast a window they jumped through, knocking off Port Moody u-16 Quicksilver 3-1.
The Quicksilver struck first, taking a brief lead on Brittany Poulin's marker midway through the first half. But West Coast replied with a pair to put Port Moody on the defensive. Strong outings from Mia Ciolli, Sophie Kim and Julia Palmer kept Port Moody in the game.