Portage F.C. posts strong defensive performance at Slurpee Cup
Submitted photo - Back row: Ryan Muirhead (coach), Abby Vanstone, Simone Crevier, Aiden Panko, Carter Lupkowski, Grady Currie, Tristan Martens, Gord Zacharias (coach). Front row: Jean Guy Crevier (coach), Benji Zacharias, Steven Rutbeek, Connor Schepp, Aidan Muirhead, Avery Coltart, Suleiman Zafar.
Portage FC came close to a gold medal at the U11 Slurpee Cup in Winnipeg over the weekend.
The club went 1-1-1 in the round-robin, but allowed only one penalty shot goal in the three games.
Portage blanked Oxford Heights 3-0 in the opener before falling 1-0 to Bronx Park and playing to a scoreless draw with Melrose.
The team played Valley Gardens in the semis, falling 2-0 to the eventual tournament champions.