The Kalamalka Lakers' Parker Gray (right) and Revelstoke Rams' Adam Smith look to gain ball possession in North Zone senior boys soccer playoff action Monday in Coldstream.

The Kalamalka Lakers' Parker Gray (right) and Revelstoke Rams' Adam Smith look to gain ball possession in North Zone senior boys soccer playoff action Monday in Coldstream.

Kalamalka Lakers in the Zone

The Kalamalka Lakers are the North Zone Senior AA Boys Soccer League champions.

The Kalamalka Lakers are the North Zone Senior AA Boys Soccer League champions.

Cari Rochford Dyck’s crew brushed back the Revelstoke Rams 3-1 in the Zone final Monday afternoon at Kal.

The Lakers open play today in the six-team Okanagan Valley tournament in Kelowna. The top two teams advance to the provincials, Nov. 18-20 at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex.

“The boys played an amazing game,” said Rochford Dyck. “We were down 1-0 at the half but came back with our best play of the season in the second half.”

Finn Kappus scored twice on free kicks, from Bryce Dyck, while Brett Jewell connected on a strong effort on his own rebound.

“Every player stepped up their game to a new level and Sean Bradbury was solid in goal.”

The Lakers battle the Summerland Rockets and Sa-Hali Sabres of Kamloops in pool play today at Kettle Valley Park.

Revelstoke joins Okanagan Mission Huskies of Kelowna and Valleyview Vikings of Kamloops in the other pool.