The Fernie United U15 Girls had a big soccer win in Invermere. Top row, left to right: Coach Sarah Ingram, Audrey Hicken, Evie Woodall, Jorja Dion, Claire Hammet, Meave Hammet, Stella Ingram, Sofia Ferrarelli, Coach Clay Hammett. Bottom row left to right: Zola Wenzlawe, Josie Ferrarelli, Maggie Sutherland, Caitlin McKeown, Claire Howse, Soleil McDonald, Tamsin Hicken. (Image courtesy of Wendy Howse)

The Fernie United U15 Girls had a big soccer win in Invermere. Top row, left to right: Coach Sarah Ingram, Audrey Hicken, Evie Woodall, Jorja Dion, Claire Hammet, Meave Hammet, Stella Ingram, Sofia Ferrarelli, Coach Clay Hammett. Bottom row left to right: Zola Wenzlawe, Josie Ferrarelli, Maggie Sutherland, Caitlin McKeown, Claire Howse, Soleil McDonald, Tamsin Hicken. (Image courtesy of Wendy Howse)

Fernie United Girls U15 score big win in Invermere

The team won 1-0 in a defensive masterpiece

Contributed by Clay Hammett

Coach, Fernie United U15 Girls

This past weekend in Invermere, after more than two years without tournament play, the Fernie United U15 girls succeeded in winning the “Clash of the Titans Soccer Tournament”.

The team played a defensive masterpiece defeating the host team by a 1-0 margin. The lone goal came in the first five minutes of the game when Jorja Dion buried a rebound off a strike to the low left corner by Maeve Hammet.

Special mention should be made to the defensive core led by Claire Howse and Zola Wenzlawe and keeper Caitie McKeown who provided calm and capable leadership in net.

“Every member of the team contributed to the win”, said Head Coach Sarah Ingram.

Coach Ingram has kept the core group of the team together through the pandemic – no easy feat. She credits this adversity with helping to instill a heightened sense of family in the team. “We have a lot of fun together – that’s our winning ingredient!”

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