SOCCER-B: Waterdown takes first ever boys soccer crown
HAMILTON (May 19, 2017) – The Waterdown Warriors will celebrate the long weekend with an extra feather in their caps as they earned their first-ever Hamilton public school boys soccer championship edging Guido de Bres 2-1 on Friday at Heritage Green Sports Park.
In a closely contested game, the Warriors got the offensive push from Caleb Adam and Aidan Bauer Marr to hand Waterdown their first boys title. The lone scorer for Guido de Bres was Peter Ravensbergen.
Waterdown had a 2-0 until Ravensbergen pulled the game within one. Guido had multiple chances to tie Waterdown late in the game but could not capitalize.
The Warriors were the third ranked seed heading into today’s game holding a 5-2-0 regular season record while Guido held a 6-0-1 record.
Waterdown along with Orchard Park will represent “Zone 1” at the Southern Ontario Secondary School Association (SOSSA) championship next Thursday. The ‘AAA’ games will be hosted by Sir John A. Macdonald and played at Heritage Green Sports Park. Guido de Bres will represent Hamilton at the “A” level while Glendale Secondary will be the ‘AA’ level team advancing. Check www.sossa.on.ca for full details.