Alexis Munoz pounded home the deciding goal in penalty strikes as the the North Coquitlam Blue Devils nipped their club rivals, the Gunners, to claim the boys Under-17 Gold Westminster District Cup soccer title Saturday.
Rob Gido of the Blue Devils scored in the game's opening goal in the first half but the Gunners responded off a scramble in front of goalie Sebastian Faber to even the score before the intermission.
The second half and two ensuing overtime periods solved nothing despite both teams taking turns pressing desperately to end the deadlock.
Coquitlam Metro-Ford Dynamo knocked in three unanswered goals in the second half on way to a 4-1 victory Saturday over the Chilliwack Crush in the boys Under-16 Silver Conference Cup final.
The Crush actually opened the scoring before Alec Moore knotted the count 1-1 before halftime. The second period was all Dynamo, as Moore and Kevin Anderson each scored on headers and Kevin Ilchuk tallied on a penalty kick.
Coquitlam Metro-Ford Panthers capped off their season with a convincing 5-1 triumph over the Whalley Tigers in a girls Under-16 Silver 'A' showdown Sunday.
Five different players tallied for the Panthers, including Gina Conte, Mikaila Fennings, Jessica Appelbaum, Chenille Lafleur and Dana Townsend.
Justin Richter's marker stood as the winner as the Port Moody Strikers blanked the Surrey Slam 1-0 Saturday to capture the boys Under-13 Silver 'A' Westminster District Conference Cup crown.
Bobby Kidd grabbed the shutout, with help from defensive leader Matthew Clay.