Provincial tournaments conclude soccer season

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Silver fi nish - The Stettler U18 boys team proudly show off their silver medals

JULIE BERTRAND/Independent reporter

The Stettler U16 girls hosted the provincial tournament for their age division. They won their first game 2-1 against Carstairs. Nikyta Lachowsky and Joanna Carstairs scored the goals. They went on to lose 3-2 to Smoky Lake, with Lachowsky and Carstairs scoring again. The team lost 6-1 to Bonnyville. Kate Bertagnolli scored the goal. The players ended the tournament by losing 2-1 to Thorsby. Bertagnolli scored her last goal of the season. The team finished in sixth place overall.

U18 boys

The Stettler U-18 boys hosted provincials this past weekend in Stettler.

The team had its first game on Friday night, which was won 4-2 against Devon. Stettler led at half time 2-0 on goals from Jacob Schwarzenberger and Dylan Muhlbach. Rushton Davis-Hall made it 3-0 . Devon scored with 15 minutes left on a penalty then quickly added another goal to make it 3-2. Rushton Davis-Hall scored with 5 minutes left to ensure the victory.

Game two on Saturday was a 3-0 win for Stettler over Whitecourt. The Stettler defensive line of Mark Molchanko, Brandan Hoskins, Lucas Smith, and Mike Kossowan was solid. Goals came from Rushton Davis-Hall (2) and Cody Hoskins.

With a 2-0 record, Stettler advanced to the gold medal game against Three Hills. In a fabulous game, Stettler came up on the short end of a 1-0 score. The Three Hills goalkeeper was outstanding, turning aside multiple scoring chances from the Stettler team. The boys put enormous pressure on Three Hills and dominated the play but were unable to get the equalizing goal. End result was a silver medal.

U14 girls

While the Stettler soccer fields were busy hosting other divisions of provincials, the Stettler U14 girls traveled to Ponoka for their provincial games. There, they capped off a multimodal year by winning their final game in an exciting kick-off. This earned them the title of seventh best U14 girls soccer team in the province.

Adult soccer

The Stettler Adult mixed soccer team played its fourth game on Friday night in the rain. The team went to Clive. They lost the game 5-4 with goals scored by Paula Dadensky, Andrew Vanderburg, Cathy Dadensky and Dan Attebury. The Stettler team will travel to Ponoka on July 17 to play the Ponoka 2 team.

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