KYSA crowns champions
Final-round games were completed on the weekend in the under- 11 and under-12 boys’ and girls’ Kamloops Youth Soccer Association divisions, bringing to a close the 2012 season.
Champions and runners-up in those age groups will receive their awards on Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Coast Kamloops Convention Theatre, starting at 7 p.m.
The awards ceremony, presented by league sponsors McDonald’s Restaurants, is held annually to recognize the top two teams in each group.
Teams are segregated in the fall season based on the standings at the end of June. The squads in the top half of the age group are placed in Group A, while the lower-half teams are placed in Group B.
Teams receiving medals at this year’s function: In the U11 boys’ Group A division, the first-place Blueberries and runner-up Black Predators; in the U11 boys’ Group B division, first-place Aberdeen FC and the runner-up Yellow Blankies; in the U11 Group A girls’ division, first-place Girls On Fire and runner-up Poisonous Oreos; in the U11 girls’ Group B division, Burn and Purple Ninjas split first place, while the Blue Flames were runners-up; in the U12 Group A boys’ division, the Strikers and Team 1 split first place, with Team 6 finishing runner-up; in the U12 Group B boys’ division, the first-place Men in Black and the runner-up Blue Bombers; and, in the U12 girls’ division, the first-place Punch Buggies and runner-up Purple Angry Grapes.