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No need to brave the elements for elementary soccer

Jacob Sorenson of Drinkwater and Izaak Parkin of Somenos jockey for the ball during a district school soccer game at Quamichan Middle School field. - Andrew Leong
Jacob Sorenson of Drinkwater and Izaak Parkin of Somenos jockey for the ball during a district school soccer game at Quamichan Middle School field.
— image credit: Andrew Leong

Participation was the key in the annual district elementary school boys' soccer tournament.

There were 12 elementary schools and 14 teams playing in the junior tournament for Grade 4 and 5 students over two days at Alexander and Quamichan fields.

The emphasis was on sportsmanship,'' noted Joseph Boudreau, principal of Tansor Elementary, who organized the event. "Each player received a ribbon for participating. I believe everyone had a great time.''

The weather was great, but the seniors weren't so lucky. Their tournament was cancelled the next day because of rain and field conditions.

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