Drumheller Mi­nor Soc­cer Club hosts first ever mi­nor soc­cer tour­na­ment

The Drumheller Mail - - SPORTS - Terri Hux­ley The Drumheller Mail

On Satur­day, June 17, the Drumheller Mi­nor Soc­cer Club hosted ap­prox­i­mately 120 chil­dren to a day full of sun­shine and soc­cer games.

Over­all, there were 12 teams, five of which were from the val­ley.

“It was a good day of par­tic­i­pa­tion and ev­ery­one had fun and weather was good,” said Gavin Makse, Mi­nor Soc­cer Club Co­or­di­na­tor.

There were four teams in each cat­e­gory where all played on a round-robin sched­ule.

The un­der six divi­sion played strictly three roundrobin games but did not play in any fi­nals.

For the Un­der 6 divi­sion, the fi­nal rank­ing is as fol­lows; Drumheller A was fourth, Ir­ri­cana came in third, Hanna was sec­ond, and Drumheller B came out on top in first.

For the Un­der 8 divi­sion; Ir­ri­cana reigned cham­pion, Drumheller came in sec­ond, Car­bon fol­low­ing in third, and Hanna fin­ish­ing in last place.

In the Un­der 10 divi­sion, Drumheller fin­ished fourth.

Drumheller un­der 12 fin­ished third, Car­bon fin­ished sec­ond, and Hanna came in first.

“For these kids, they have been go­ing since April, every Wed­nes­day and Satur­day,” said Makse.

The windup for the young­sters is hap­pen­ing on Wed­nes­day, June 28.

“That will be it for the out­door sea­son,” said Makse.

The un­der 16 team have play­off games be­gin­ning Wed­nes­day, June 21, in Ir­ri­cana.

Drumheller will also be host­ing play­offs for the Un­der 18 and Un­der 16 boys and girls teams even though Drumheller only has one Un­der 16 team.

“If they win that game then they will be up for district cham­pi­onships which is be­ing hosted in Drumheller on Sun­day, June 25,” said Makse. “If they want to make it, they have to win on Wed­nes­day.”

“It was a good day of par­tic­i­pa­tion and ev­ery­one had fun and weather was good,” said Gavin Makse, Mi­nor Soc­cer Club Co­or­di­na­tor.

Two Un­der six play­ers from Drumheller and Ir­ri­cana race to get the soc­cer ball on June 17, dur­ing the first Mi­nor Soc­cer Tour­na­ment. in Drumheller

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