Team Adrenaline turned in some strong performances to win the Slurpee Cup in Kamloops over the May long weekend.

Team Adrenaline turned in some strong performances to win the Slurpee Cup in Kamloops over the May long weekend.

Team Adrenaline scoops Slurpee Cup soccer championship

Comox Valley Team Adrenaline U13 girls soccer team travelled to Kamloops on the May long weekend with 14 of their players to compete in the annual Slurpee Cup Tournament.

Under the direction of head coach Jeff Howe and assistant coach Randall Heidt they dominated their division and came home with the gold.

The team played four games over three days against teams from Kamloops, Kelowna, Vernon and Prince George. In total, Team Adrenaline tallied 23 goals while goalie Taylor Souter allowed only one against.

In the championship game on Monday, May 23, Team Adrenaline defeated Kamloops Blaze 3-0. The final game MVP as chosen by the opposing team was Samantha Heidt.

On opening day, Team Adrenaline played two games. The first against Kelowna Dynamite resulted in a 1-1 tie, with Sydney Sunderland named the game MVP.  The second game against Prince George resulted in a lopsided win of 15-0. The opposing team recognized Annelies Burritt as game MVP.

Sunday’s game brought a match against Vernon United. Team Adrenaline won 4-0 to earn a berth in the final. Taylor Howe was game MVP.

“This tournament victory was a fantastic culmination of the 2015-16 soccer season for these dedicated players, who have worked together for three years to develop their soccer skills,” a spokesperson said.

 

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