Charlestown Soccer Travels Holds Own at the Winchester Veterans Day Tourney

November 21, 2012
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Winchester’s annual Veterans Day Soccer tournament took place over the weekend (Nov. 17-18) and Charlestown entered several teams for the two-day event.  Playing 2 games a day on Saturday and Sunday, Charlestown held their own against several highly rated soccer clubs and towns.  Charlestown entered seven teams this year, almost tripling last year’s entries, including the BU10-1 and BU10-2 squads, GU10-1, GU 12-1, BU12-1, BU14-1 and a younger BU9 team made up of several players from the Majors and younger BU10 teams.

Overall record for the two-day tourney – 12 wins, 13 losses, 3 ties

BU10-1 Townies (3 wins, 1 loss) including 2 club team wins

BU10-2 Chargers (2 wins, 2 losses) both wins against Winchester teams

GU10-1 Strikers (2 wins, 2 losses)

GU12-1 Lady Townies (3 wins and 1 loss)

BU12-1 (4 losses) played in a much higher division

BU14-1 (2 wins and 2 ties) our only unbeaten

BU9 (3 losses and 1 tie)

Overall, not bad for Charlestown’s first big foray against stiff competition in tournament play.