Concordes drop Storm

Katie Brickman
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It has been a difficult season for the under-14 girls Storm soccer team, but with two games left, the team is hoping to finish on a high note.

The team travelled to Saskatoon on Saturday afternoon to play the Aurora Concordes in Saskatchewan Premier Soccer League action and dropped a 6-0 game.

“We were more defensive than we would have like, especially in the first half. Not as much ball possession,” said assistant coach Jason Jones. “The second half was a little bit better. It was 4-0 at half and then they got two late ones to make a final 6-0.”

The Storm played better in the second half, but had to battle the heat and limited number of substitutes, as there were only 13 players that made the trip.

“We were limited with substitutions we could make, so we were challenged that way,” said Jones. “Not as much positive as we would have liked, but certainly some good performances from players that stepped in and did a decent job trying it maintain what we wanted to do.”

Despite the score, the Storm feel like they have set themselves up nicely for the final two games of the season on the road against QCT United and Unidad Regina on Aug. 10-11.

“We’ve had decent games against them and had some ball possession,” he said. “We are looking forward to trying to finish on a strong note. We aren’t that far off from some of the Regina teams. I think they have a good head start on us, but we aren’t that far away from being competitive with them and being on a more level playing field.”

For more on this story, read an upcoming edition of the Times-Herald.

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