It was a showdown of the best youth soccer teams in BC when the Okanagan Sun took on the Langley Rams on Saturday.

A grudge fight between two heavyweights, as both defenders dominated most of the game.

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The Okanagan Sun’s powerful running game was suppressed for most of the game by Langley’s defense and it was the Sun’s passing attack that was the deciding factor in the second half.

Sun’s quarterback Dominic Britton was able to throw the lead touchdown in the final minutes of the fourth quarter to give them the victory: 13-6.

Fans filled the stands once again, enjoying every minute of live football that finally returns to Kelowna.

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“It’s amazing. So nice, beautiful weather. Great game so far, we’re on the scoreboard. It’s a great time for us to be here today,” Okanagan Sun fan Ruth Huber said.

“It is very exciting to be here. We hope the Sun win and make the playoffs. We couldn’t ask for a better (environment) for the game, ”he said.

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Of course, an Okanagan Sun game isn’t complete without some kid-friendly activities, especially over Halloween weekend.

The West Kelowna Warriors were on hand to help out with a costume contest and a crazy candy fight.

“It’s great. Seeing other (athletes) our age, watching them play this weekend,” said West Kelowna Warriors captain Elan Bar-Lev-Wise.

“Hopefully they can come see us next weekend. It’s great for the community. “

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Unfortunately, although the Sun won the game, they will finish the season in second place as both the Sun and Rams are 7-1, but Langley’s defense allowed fewer points during the regular season.

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The Sun will host a playoff game next weekend against the Vancouver Island Raiders. The time of the game has yet to be announced.


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