Swift Current wins high school soccer championship

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Defeat Vanier 2-1 on penalty kicks in final

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The Swift Current Ardens capped an undefeated season in the Moose Jaw High School Girls Soccer League with a 2-1 penalty kicks victory over the Vanier Spirits Thursday.

The Ardens — who posted a 8-0 record through the regular season and defeated Peacock 11-0 in their semifinal — were given all they could handle by the Spirits (7-1) but prevailed 3-2 in the shootout. Kaylee Kyle, Brittany Schafer and Cassidy Andres scored for Swift Current; Kaitlin Thiessen and Allyson Gerhart scored for Vanier.

The game was tied 1-1 after regulation. Swift Current's Katrina Letwiniuk scored on a corner kick 10 minutes into the second half and the lead held until the game's final minutes when Vanier's Carmen Fielding scored on a penalty kick after a handball in the box.

The city title is the third for Swift Current since the league's inception.

 

Organizations: Moose Jaw High School Girls Soccer League

Geographic location: Swift Current

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