U18 soc­cer takes an­other win at home, un­de­feated this sea­son

The Drumheller Mail - - SPORTS - Kyle Smylie The Drumheller Mail

The Drumheller Un­der 18 soc­cer team is now 3 and 0 this sea­son, with an­other win over Bow­den on Thurs­day, May 14.

Brav­ing the cold winds to shutout Bow­den 4-0, a first for the team’s goalie, the U18s are start­ing to take shape into a dom­i­nat­ing soc­cer team with good chances to mak­ing fi­nals

e U18s beat Three 6-1 on May 12.

“We have a skilled team this year,” said coach Martin McSween. “We are hop­ing to be in the fi­nals again for the district this year but we will be tak­ing each game as a new chal­lenge one game at a time.”

McSween said the team still needs to work on their spe­cific po­si­tions and move­ment on the field, but the play­ers are keen and are start­ing to mold into a tight knit group.

“The chal­lenge for us coaches is to unify those skills to form a co­he­sive unit and that is where we are still weak,” Mc-

Hills Sween said.

The U18s have time to work out the kinks be­fore their away game against Cross­field on Thurs­day, May 21. The team’s

feated streak of three games so far this sea­son. next home­game is sched­uled for June 2, against Olds. Reg­u­lar sea­son games run un­til June 11, with play­offs be­ing held the week of June 14 to 19, and fi­nals on June 20 in Acme and Lin­den.

Drumheller U18 soc­cer player Nick Brett fights off a Bow­den de­fense­men at home on Thurs­day, May 14. The team went on to win 4-0, con­tin­u­ing their unde-

mailphoto by Kyle Smylie

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