Local boys teams excel at American soccer tournament

Three boys teams from Castlegar/Kootenay South went to a soccer tournament in Sandpoint, Idaho known as the PendOreille Cup.

Castlegar U10 boys coached by Yuro Ihns and Scott Hutt.

Castlegar U10 boys coached by Yuro Ihns and Scott Hutt.

Three boys teams from Castlegar/Kootenay South went to a soccer tournament in Sandpoint, Idaho this past weekend known as the PendOreille Cup.

The U10 boys team (pictured top) won every game on the way to the final. The team settled for silver after losing 1-0 in the final game.

The U11 boys (middle picture) missed the semi-final by one point this year, after winning gold last year.

The U12 boys team (bottom picture) went all the way to the final, where they ended up tied and had to go to penalty kicks. In the end, Josh Fogal scored the winning goal for Kootenay South in the shootout for the gold medal.