Two seconds for Eagles at annual youth tournament

The Cowichan Eagles Youth Soccer teams finished second in two age divisions during their 14th annual tournament on Saturday.

The Cowichan Eagles Youth Soccer teams finished second in two age divisions, while WeWaiKai from Campbell River won three of the four competitive groups during the Eagles’ 14th annual tournament, held on Saturday at the Alexander and Quamichan school fields.

The Eagles finished second in the U7 and U16 age groups, placing behind WeWaiKai in both.

WeWaiKai placed first and third in the U7 division, with the Eagles sandwiched in between.

In U10, the San’alt Fury took first, followed by the Guilford Island Breakers and Shellbeach Raiders.

WeWaiKai also won the U13 age class, ahead of the T-Birds from Victoria and Turner Island Braves.

In the U16 bracket, WeWaiKai and the Eagles were followed by the T-Birds in third place.

The U5 division was played jamboree-style, with all players receiving goodie bags for their participation.

Tournament organizers thanked all the parents who volunteered to make the day a success, all the teas who supported the tournament, and all the businesses and individuals who donated to the event, including Alec Johnny and Cowichan Tribes Operations and Maintenance, Columbia Ice, LMG Insurance Brokers, Duncan Paving, and Mike & Mike Comfort Systems Ltd.