The U-12 Keysa Rover boys recently won gold at a tournament in Moscow

The U-12 Keysa Rover boys recently won gold at a tournament in Moscow

KEYSA U-12 boys wrap up season with gold

The U-12 Keysa Rover boys recently went to Moscow, Idaho, for a tournament, and won Gold with a score of 4 to 1.

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The U-12 Keysa Rover boys recently went to Moscow, Idaho, for a tournament, and won Gold with a  score of 4 to 1. The nail biter was the semi-final game, as we had to go into overtime to win and move on to the final. This is two years in a row we have won gold.

This tournament is a five-on-five soccer tournament.  Such a fast pace game. Almost like a hockey game format but with  a soccer ball. There is no off side and you switch players on the fly. It has 2 x 15 minute halves with a five-minute break.

The weather that weekend was hotter than hot. It was over 40 degrees. We had coolers of ice and cold rags and spray bottles so we could keep the boys cool and hydrated  the best we could.

This was the last tournament of the year for us. The team finished with 2 gold medals, one from Lethbridge and one from Moscow, ID and one silver medal from Invermere.

This team is coached by Wade Schlatter and Peter Hermann and managed by Shauna Beaulac. Shauna would like to thanks the parents and coaching staff for a wonderful year and really looks forward to next season.