Gold medal win at Sun­splash

The Southern Gazette - - EDITORIAL - BY CYN­THIA FAR­RELL SPE­CIAL TO THE SOUTH­ERN GAZETTE

ST. LAWRENCE, NL — The girl’s un­der 12 soc­cer team were greeted by some fan fair when they re­turned from the gold medal per­for­mance at the Sun­splash Soc­cer tour­na­ment.

A mo­tor­cade was held for the team as they re­turned to St. Lawrence. The team is com­prised of ath­letes from around the Burin Penin­sula.

The Par­adise Soc­cer Club hosted the an­nual tour­na­ment at the Diane Whe­lan Memorial Soc­cer Com­plex July 28-30.

This was the first year that the par­tic­i­pants from the

boys un­der 10, girls un­der 10, as well as boys and girls un­der 12 soc­cer pro­grams were able to par­tic­i­pate in the tour­na­ment.

The team played three round robin games be­fore beat­ing out Par­adise in the semi-finials and ad­vanc­ing to the cham­pi­onship game on July 30.

They beat out St. John’s by a score of 1-0 in the cham­pi­onship game to claim the gold.

CYN­THIA FAR­RELL/ SPE­CIAL TO THE SOUTH­ERN GAZETTE

A mo­tor­cade was held to wel­come mem­bers of the BPSA Un­der 12 girls team as they made their way into St. Lawrence.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Canada

© PressReader. All rights reserved.