Bombers drop heartbreaker in final of Mount Baker Wild tournament

first_imgDavid Thompson of Invermere edged the L.V. Rogers Bombers 2-1 in the final of the Mount Baker Wild High School Boy’s Soccer Tournament this past weekend in Cranbrook.The Lakers were able to rebound from a previous, round-robin setback to the Bombers.”We were once again lead by our Grade 12’s but the defence played exceptionally well allowing only three goals in the first three games,” said Bomber coach Simon Liddell. “There were a few defensive breakdowns that lead the two goals in the final.”LVR opened the tournament by stopping Prince Charles of Creston 3-0 before edging the Lakers 2-1.Saturday, the Bombers pounded West Kootenay rival J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks of Trail 5-0.LVR returns to the pitch this weekend at Lakeside Park in Nelson as the Bombers host a mini tournament.Teams from Trail, Cranbrook and North Kamloops are entered into the tourney.The Bombers event is a precursor to the Kootenay Playdowns in Creston.last_img