Deniliquin Pastoral Times
Junior soccer results:
There was a great turn out for round 11 of the Deniliquin & District Soccer competition and it’s excellent to see the enthusiasm the players have for the game.
Thanks to all the volunteers who assisted at the weekend, replacing some missing coaches due to some last minute emergencies.
The matches where tightly contested this round with one ending in a draw.
There was an awesome goal by Ian Gray in the Mariners vs Victory match and some great defence on display by Micah Jansen in Heart vs United.
United 2 drew Heart 2.
Best – Georgia Taylor and Cameron Donald. Sportsman – Micah Jansen and Ben Baker.
Victory 5 def Mariners 2.
Best – Lillianne Jansen and Raphael Nellie. Sportsman – Oscar Thompson and Issiah Ledwidge.
There were excellent displays of soccer from players on both sides of the Victory and United match.
Glory were too strong for Heart, thanks to consistent pressure from Reece King and a goal from half way by Lucas Thompson.
Mariners and Roar went into half time 1-all with both defences and goal keepers absorbing a lot of pressure.
Mariners broke the deadlock with only one minute to go. Mariners almost levelled again at the buzzer from a shot on target by Gabriella Crothers, which was stopped by some
Mariners 2 def Roar 1.
Best – Vivienne Thomson and Logan Pasco. Sportsman – Chad Suckling and Gabriella Crothers.
Glory 5 def Heart 1.
Best – Reece King and Angus Dellwo. Sportsman – Ella Hatwell and Miller Bode. Victory 4 def United 1.
Best – Lenny Hanns and Arielle Kang. Sportsman – Daniel Burns and Harry Campbell.
Good sportsmanship was on display from all teams to ensure numbers were even on the day.
Plenty of volunteers were to willing to assist the opposition, which was great to see.
Victory 5 def United 1.
Best – Amelia Thompson and Levi Pattison. Sportsman – Charlotte King and Levi Robson.
Mariners 4 drew Roar 4.
Best – Will Reid and Ashton Londrigan. Sportsman – Charlie Druitt and Myla Parker.
Heart 2 def Glory 0.
Best – Bailey Busby and Troy Pattison. Sportsman – Archie Tobin and Jaxon Smith.