U16 Fire cap season with tournament win (Photo)Monday, August 26, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
As the soccer season continues locally for the Sault Civics program, the U16 boys team recently travelled to Thornhill, Ont. where they captured gold.
Following is a recap of their tournament win.
U16 BOYS WIN GOLD IN THORNHILL
Sault Civics Fire U16 Boys won the Thornhill Challenge Cup Tournament last weekend (August 17-18) in Thornhill, Ont. by defeating the Guelph Royals in a penalty shootout in the championship game.
The Sault dominated the first half of the final game but then exchanged chances during the second half to end the game with a 1-1 tie. This forced a shoot out with the Sault scoring on its first four shots and Guelph scoring only two goals. Quinten Grimm had the lone goal in the game and one penalty shot goal. The other penalty shooters were Earl Gibbs, Rocky Krancevich and Marcus Sacchetta.
In the first game of round robin action, the Sault Civics Fire defeated Markham Panthers 2-1. Goal scorers for the Sault were Jacob Palmerio and Quinten Grimm.
The second game saw the Sault easily defeat Barrie Spirit 7-0. Goals were scored by Earl Gibbs, Marcus Sacchetta, Jacob Palmerio, Avery Ciotti (2), Quinten Grimm (2). Michael Chilleli earned the shutout for the Sault.
The Sault’s only loss of the tournament came during their third game of the day. They were defeated by Guelph Royals 2-1. The only goal for the Sault was scored by Rocky Krancevich.
This tournament was a well deserved win for the boys. It was nice to end the year with a victory. Along with the above goal scorers and goalie the following players played an important role to make it a very successful and enjoyable weekend: Trent Sepkowski, Aaron Lidstone, Chris Sabourin, Daniel Zagordo, Jacob Hamilton, Anthony Policicchio and Adam Sacchetta.