Sunday, May 07, 2006

Soccer, Week 9

This was the final game for the U6 Sharks, and they came to play. They beat whomever they played, handily. Zoe showed her signature move once again; when all eight kids on the field are bunched together moving the ball several inches at a time for what seems like an eternity, Zoe steals it and with excellent control, runs it all the way up the field, taking a shot from just beyond the center line, and putting it right into the tiny goal. This invariably leaves spectators who have never seen Zoe do this (including kids on the other team) asking, "Where did that come from?"

Next season (which begins in August), Zoe will be playing in the U8 league, hopefully on Tristan's team. We don't expect she'll be a standout first.

Saturday was also the first round (or quarter-finals, all eight teams) of the U8B tournament. The Strikers were #3 going into the tournament (even though they were tied for second place in regular season play), and played the #6 Tigers. Bryce Wilson was back on the field, and the Strikers regained their momentum, defeating the Tigers, 4-1.

The Strikers now move on to the semi-finals (four teams) on Tuesday night, where their opponents will be the . . . Posted by Picasa


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