PONOKA NEWS STAFF
Inclement weather continued to plague soccer schedules last week but Ponoka Storm teams still managed to get some games in.
For the U18 boys the Wednesday, June 1 was a strong performance defeating Camrose 6-0. Goal scorers were Lewis McDowell (4), Dillan Bouma (1) and Jarret Henderson (1).
Under 18 girls
The U18 girls managed to hold a game to a close 1-0 loss against Rimbey June 2.
Under 12 girls
For the other teams the U 12 girls lost both their games last week. First on May 31 Ponoka lost 3-0 to Camrose and then June 2 lost a close 1-0 versus Lacombe.
Under 12 boys
The U12 United boys continue to show strength. The team played Stettler May 31 and won 7-2. Goal scorers were Luis Baitinger (2), Levin Spitzer (2), Brayden Lubach (1), Ben Hinton (1) and Denzell Wolfe (1).
Ponoka Y’s game June 2 proved a challenge with the team losing 6-0 against Red Deer.
Under 14 girls
The U14 girls had a close 2-1 loss against Camrose June 1. Nicole Lagarde scored their goal of the game.
Under 16 boys
Tyler Lagarde performed well for the U16 boys May 31 against Lacombe by scoring the team’s two goals, however the team lost 4-2 when the game was said and done.
Their June 2 game against Sylvan Lake proved a challenge where the boys lost 4-0.
Men’s team forfeits
As for the twice double champion Ponoka men’s Storm FC, the team had to forfeit their game against Diablos because they couldn’t gather the minimum seven players to show up at the game in on Sunday. According to international and local rules, a team cannot play with less than seven players on the field.