Chilliwack soccer stars grab gold at Soccer Canada’s U-15 Cup

Melissa Palmer, Brienne Wefflen and Lily Bisson helped Surrey United (Team B.C.) claim top spot.

Chilliwack’s Melissa Palmer, Brienne Wefflen and Lily Bisson are national soccer champions.

The teenagers, who play for Surrey United in the B.C. Soccer Premier League, traveled to Calgary for the U-15 Cup, which was held Oct. 4-9.

Their team finished second in group play with a 1-1 record that included a 4-0 shutout win over Moncton Codiac First Touch (New Brunswick) a 1-0 loss to Monteuil Laval (Quebec).

They started the seeding phase with a 2-0 win over Ontario’s Kitchener Soccer Club Academy followed by a 3-1 semi-final win over Inter SC Edmonton.

The final was a rematch with Monteuil Laval with the score reversed, a 1-0 win for the Chilliwackians and their crew.

Wefflen picked up one goal in the tournament.

Wefflen and Palmer appeared in nationals last year and came home with silver medals.

Find more info online at canadasoccer.com/u-15-cup-s15491

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