The final tune ups are all but done for the Charles Hays Boys Soccer team, with the Rainmaker squad heading to Vancouver on Sunday, ready to take on the best in British Columbia in the Provincial AA Soccer Championship finals.
The Charles Hays squad punched their ticket to Vancouver last month with success at the NorthWest Zones in Kitimat, since coming back to Prince Rupert with the banner the team has been raising funds for their trip south, all while they continued on with their workouts to keep in game shape for the challenges ahead.
|The Charles Hays Rainmakers look to add to their banner collection next week|
as the Prince Rupert squad head off to Burnaby for Provincials
Head coach Ricky Deforge and the Rainmakers take to the pitch for first action on Monday, along with fifteen other hopeful squads all playing towards a spot in the Final game on Wednesday.
According to the most recent schedule for the three day tournament the Rainmakers, who are in pool A, will have three games in the preliminary round.
The Boys will be in action as follows:
Monday 9 AM -- St. Michael's University School 2 vs Charles Hays 0
Monday 12:45 PM -- Charles Hays 0 vs Hugh McRoberts 3
Tuesday 4PM -- Dawson Creek 0 vs Charles Hays 4
Wednesday 9 AM -- Windsor 4 vs Charles Hays 2
(Rainmakers finish the tournament with a 1 and 3 record)
Playoff rounds take place through Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, all of the games are taking place in Burnaby.
Games from the Tournament may be made available for webcast through the SportsCanada portal, which provided feeds for last years tournament.
Should organizers provide for broadcast of this years tournament you can access links to the streamcast here.
The website for the BC Secondary Schools Soccer Commission has more notes related to the AA Provincials in Burnaby, which you can review here.
As we receive updates on the trip south and the tournament we'll update the score sheet above through the tournament play.
You can also follow the lads on their quest for a championship from the Charles Hays twitter feed.
For more items related to Rainmaker sports see our archive page here.