Cobras fare well in Snakebite Tournament
By Fred Sherwin
Cumberland Cobras put on an impressive performance at the soccer
club’s annual Snakebite Tournament at Millennium Park on June
23-25, both on and off the field.
Cobra U13 member Maya Da Costa lets a shot
go against Lakeshore United in the U13 Tier
2 final at the Snakebite Tournament at Millennium
Park on June 25. Da Costa scored the Cobras
lone goal of the game in a 2-1 loss. File
organizers were left scram-bling when not one, but two electrical
storms interrupted play on the final day. Despite the fireworks
play eventually resumed and champions were crowned in all five
of the titles were won by local teams starting with the U12
boys team which played up and age group and won the U13
Tier 2 final 6-0 over the Glengarry Hearts.
Lalonde scored a hat trick for the home side, while Vardy
St. Fleur, Elijah Godfrey and Antwaan Miller added a goal each.
boys U15 team won the U15 Tier 2 final 1-0 over the Russell
Raiders thanks to a goal from Damon Smith who scored the only
marker of the game.
other teams made the finals, but had to settle for silver.
Da Costa scored the lone goal for the U13 girls team which
played up a level and lost 2-1 to Lakeshore United in the U13
Tier 2 final, and the U13 Level 4 boys team lost 1-0 to the
other action in last month, the Cobras U13 academy Elite
team lost 7-2 to St. Anthony in the second round of the
2003 Girls Elite Team competed in the preliminary round of
the Ontario Cup tournament in Richmond Hill and won all three
of their games while outscoring their opposition 18-1.
began their quest for an Ontario Cup by defeating Toronto
Mooredale Lightning 6-0. They then beat Innisfil Stampeders
3-0 and finished things by crushing the Oak Ridges Knights 9-1.
will now be moving on to the next round which will take place
July 21 to 23 in Paris, Ontario.
other Cobra news the U14 Academy girls team won gold at
the Ottawa Icebreaker tournament in the U15 division in
late May. They proved the title was no fluke by winning
the final in emphatic fashion 4-0.
story was made possible thanks to the generous support of
our local business partners.)