Wild boys soccer battle provincial competition in Burnaby

Mount Baker Secondary School Wild boys' soccer team in competition at 2015 B.C. Secondary Schools 'AAA' Boys Soccer Championships in Burnaby

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The Mount Baker Secondary School Wild boys soccer team is battling it out at the 2015 B.C. Secondary Schools ‘AAA’ Boys Soccer Championships in Burnaby.

Opening the provincial tournament Thursday morning, the Wild battled Kelowna Secondary School in a tightly-contested 1-1 draw.

Thursday afternoon, the Wild ran into stiffer competition in the form of Panorama Ridge Secondary School (Surrey).

Panorama Ridge cruised to a 4-0 victory in afternoon action, leaving the Wild 0-1-1 following two games of play at the 2015 B.C. Secondary Schools ‘AAA’ Boys Soccer Championships.

Mount Baker completes round-robin play Friday morning with a 10 a.m. (Mountain) tilt against Argyle Secondary School (North Vancouver).

Argyle Secondary is in first place in Pool ‘A’ heading into the final day of round-robin action, having collected victories over Panorama Ridge (4-1) and Kelowna (4-0).

A total of 16 teams are in competition at the 2015 B.C. Secondary Schools ‘AAA’ Boys Soccer Championships, spread across four pools of four teams each.

Elimination play begins Friday afternoon at 1:45 p.m. (Mountain) with all 16 teams qualifying. Competition wraps up Saturday at 12:30 p.m. Mountain).