PONOKA NEWS STAFF
Ponoka Storm’s soccer teams had a balance of losses and wins last week.
Starting with the U12 boys, Ponoka ‘Y’ had a tie game 2-2 versus Camrose on Tuesday, May 17. Both goals were netted by Colin Sim. In their May 18 game, the ‘Y’ played Lacombe but the game statistics were not available at press time.
Ponoka United team played Wetaskiwin May 19 winning 2-0 with goals scored by Luis Baitinger and Brayden Lubach.
Under 12 girls
The girls struggled last week when they played Camrose May 17 losing 5-0.
Under 14 boys
The U14 boys had a tough game against Stettler May 16 losing 5-0 but faired a little better against Lacombe May 18.
Ponoka lost 7-4 with goals scored by Niklas Schlak, Connor Stiles, JanHarm Bakker and Jace Van Scheik.
Under 14 girls
The U14 girls had a stronger performance defeating Camrose 3-1 May 16. Nicole Lagarde (2) and Brooklyn Budd were the scorers in that game.
The May 18 game against Stettler was a tie with neither team scoring.
Under 16 boys
The U16 boys struggled against Camrose May 17 and Stettler May 19.
Ponoka lost to Camrose 6-0 on the road and at home the score against Stettler was 12-2 in favor of the visiting side. Scorers for Ponoka were Campbell Kerr and Hunter Busat.
Under 16 girls
The U16 girls lost one and won one.
They played Lacombe May 17 losing a close game 2-1 with the only goal scored by Leah Jensen.
However, the May 19 game Ponoka defeated Rocky 2-0 with both goals scored by Hailey Petterson.
Under 18 boys
Against Wetaskiwin May 16 Ponoka lost 6-2 with goals scored by Dillan Bouma and Justin Hyink.
Against Sylvan Lake May 18 the team fared better winning 5-0. Goal scorers were Jarret Henderson (3), Zane Fessler and Josh Parent.
Under 18 girls
The girls won a close 1-0 game against Camrose May 18 with the only goal scored by Nikki Smith.