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Lightning rally to stop Kodiaks in semis

Langley Christian Lightning’s Kiana Bekar (left) battles with Credo Christian Kodiaks’ Lydia Meerstra during the first-half of the Fraser Valley Single A senior girls soccer semifinal game at Langley Christian School last week (May 8). The Kodiaks led 1-0 at the half, but the Lightning stormed back to score three unanswered goals to win 3-1 and advance to this week’s Fraser Valley final against the Southridge Storm in Surrey. Credo Christian will host Southpointe in the third-place game. - Gary Ahuja/Langley Times
Langley Christian Lightning’s Kiana Bekar (left) battles with Credo Christian Kodiaks’ Lydia Meerstra during the first-half of the Fraser Valley Single A senior girls soccer semifinal game at Langley Christian School last week (May 8). The Kodiaks led 1-0 at the half, but the Lightning stormed back to score three unanswered goals to win 3-1 and advance to this week’s Fraser Valley final against the Southridge Storm in Surrey. Credo Christian will host Southpointe in the third-place game.
— image credit: Gary Ahuja/Langley Times

Three unanswered second-half goals sent the Langley Christian Lightning to a 3-1 victory and a spot in the Fraser Valley championship game.

The Lightning found themselves trailing 1-0 to the Credo Christian Kodiaks in the senior girls Single A Fraser Valley semifinals last week (May 8) at Langley Christian School.

But the home side erupted for three goals to advance to the Fraser Valley final, where they will be at the Southridge Storm in Surrey.

Credo Christian will host Southpointe Academy in the bronze-medal game.

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