Ponoka Storm’s U14 girls Rhiannon Zimmer plays a strong defence June 24 against a team during the Central Alberta Soccer Association qualifiers. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Ponoka Storm’s U14 girls Rhiannon Zimmer plays a strong defence June 24 against a team during the Central Alberta Soccer Association qualifiers. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Ponoka Storm’s U18 girls heading to provincials

Last weekend was busy with soccer qualifiers being played on all the soccer pitches in Ponoka

Ponoka Storm’s U18 girls are heading to soccer provincials.

Set for July 7 to 9 in Camrose, the girls are the only team who claimed a provincials spot after Ponoka played host to the Central Alberta Soccer Association (CASA) qualifiers last weekend.

Qualifiers was held in Ponoka last weekend with games being played on every soccer pitch available in Ponoka. About 75 games were played over the weekend with teams from around central Alberta competing.

Tess Pearman of the U18 girls earned the top goal scorer award for CASA at 16 goals, while Cam Hinton of the U12 boys earned top scorer for U12 boys in CASA at 28 goals.

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Kyrie Hemingson of Ponoka Storm’s U14 girls gets into the action of the game.

Kyrie Hemingson of Ponoka Storm’s U14 girls gets into the action of the game.

Emilie Dumolin stays in control while attempting to gain the upper hand against an opposing team June 24.

Emilie Dumolin stays in control while attempting to gain the upper hand against an opposing team June 24.

Ponoka’s U12 boys’ Ben Hinton makes an easy goal against a team. The U12 boys played through Sunday but were unable to manage a spot at provincials. Hinton also received an award for the most goals for the U12 boys in the CASA soccer league. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Ponoka’s U12 boys’ Ben Hinton makes an easy goal against a team. The U12 boys played through Sunday but were unable to manage a spot at provincials. Hinton also received an award for the most goals for the U12 boys in the CASA soccer league. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye