Sooke 2-for-1 Pizza Midget C1 played JDF Midget C3 on Sunday. Sooke came out strong, ending the first period ahead 3-0 on goals by Brock Purdy,
Michael Turcotte and Kyle Lajeunesse (Lucas Lajeunesse). JDF rallied in the second, outscoring Sooke 5-1. Sooke’s goal coming from Keaton Parsons (Brendan David, Jordan Brooks) and neither team scored in the third. A hard battle was fought and lost by Sooke as the game ended 5-4 for JDF.
The Sooke C 3 peewee team had a spirited performance against Saanich C3 on Saturday at SEAPARC. It was a see-saw battle all the way to a 7-5 Saanich win. Outstanding performances were turned in by Dominic Lacroix, Camden Young, and Janzen Clarke in net to make some great saves to keep it close. Zachary Lindal was strong on defence to keep the Saanich forwards off the puck. The Sooke peewee boys have had a strong season and remain in the top four in their league.
The Sooke C1 major team traveled to Nanaimo to play the top C major team this past weekend. The game was back and forth and highly entertaining with great performances by goalie Shawn Parkinson along with Nin Dougal. The C major outstanding defence of Aiden Wood and Dallas Brooks helped Sooke net a 3-3 tie. Over the Christmas break the Sooke C Major placed second in the annual Victoria Christmas peewee tournament. Going perfect through the round robin, Sooke faced Duncan in the finals and dropped to them by three goals. It was a great effort by the team.
The Sooke Peewee Teams would like to let the community know they are hosting the inaugural Spring Breakaway tournament from March 24-27. Teams attending include: Nanaimo, Duncan, Juan De Fuca, Victoria and Aldergrove. A full schedule of events and activities will be made available and various times when the Sooke teams are playing. Come out for the chuck-a-puck, great prizes and cheer on our young peewee kids. A full concession will be open with coffee and snacks.
The U14 Sooke Tsunami played at home at Fred Milne park Saturday, hosting the Cowichan Valley U14 girls. The Sooke squad welcomed back goalkeeper Sarah Ehman who has been away from the pitch due to injury. The team dominated with a 4-0 win. Defenders Rachael Wiebe,Taneeka McClurg, Katija Pallot and Josephine Dawson controlled the back line playing with composure. Midfielders Cassidy Logan, Chloe Mitchell, Morganne Orchard, Isabella Mayo, A.J. Lafayette played with vision.
Strikers Nona Robertson, Abby Grieg and Alexia George played with tenacity. Alexia George scored a hat trick with the fourth goal scored by Cassidy Logan. The team has played 13 games now in their division and are currently in second place with 31 points. The team will be away for its next match on Jan. 29.
On January 15, the Lower Island Women’s Soccer Association div-1 Sooke Pumas beat Bays United 2-1 at Layritz turf, with goals being scored by Brogan Boyer and Tracy Forsberg. On January 22 the Pumas lost to first place Gordon Head 4-1 at Goudy turf, with Brogan Boyer getting the lone goal for Sooke. The next game for the Pumas is coming up on January 29, 5 p.m. at Layritz turf against third place Prospect Lake. The Pumas have advanced to fifth place in div-1 since the new year began.