Amy Connorton scored three times — including the golden goal in overtime — as the D.W. Poppy Redhawks captured the Grade 8/9 girls Fraser Valley championship.
With the score tied at two and five minutes to play, Emily White’s corner kick found Connorton, who notched her hat trick goal in the 3-2 win over the host Thomas Haney Thunder.
The game was played May 19 at Thomas Haney Secondary.
After a scoreless first half, the Thunder struck early in the second half before Connorton notched back-to-back goals. But with two minutes to play, Haney converted a corner kick to force overtime.
The Thunder were the top seed for the Fraser Valley tournament while the Redhawks were ranked third. But team got hot for the championships, winning 8-0 and 7-0 in the quarter-finals and semifinals, respectively.