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Rage make history and win district soccer title

u16.jpg    The U16 girls Rage soccer team made history over the weekend, becoming the first Drumheller  U16 girls team to win the district final, and now have a chance to shine at the provincial level.
    The Rage had a tough road to the final playing two games in one afternoon, however they were able to push their way through the semifinals, and eventually defeated the number one seed, all the while never conceding a goal.
    “I was really proud for the girls and happy for them because they achieved a first for Drumheller,” said coach Gavin Makse.

Back to back district titles for U18 soccer team

u18-district-final.gif    For the second time in as many years the Drumheller U18 coed soccer team has brought home the district championship, and are looking at bettering their lot with a second run at provincials.
    The U18 were in Acme on Saturday, June 20 for the Big Country Soccer final. Because the Drumheller team won first place in league play, they earned a spot in the final, and had to watch and wait as Crossfield and Bowden battled for a chance to face Drumheller. Bowden beat out Crossfield to go to the final.
    Drumheller had a slow start, and found themselves up by only one goal after the first half. In the second half, Drumheller put on the pressure and Aleix Virallonga-Bach scored two more goals to earn his hatrick. Final score 3-nil.

U18s readying to defend throne

soccer.jpgSecuring yet another convincing win against Didsbury Friday, the Drumheller U18’s are locked in first place in the regular season, with buy-in to the final playoff round.
Dominating the home field on Friday against Didsbury, Drumheller managed to beat the visiting team 10-1, scoring three goals in a matter of minutes near the end of the match.
“We will need to prepare to face whomever comes through in this week’s playoffs,” coach Martin McSween said.

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