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