Hundreds in Albion for soccer tourney

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 22 February 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – A total of 76 teams in five divisions (boys and girls high school, JV, junior high, 5-6 year olds and 3-4 year olds) are competing today in the annual Albion Soccer Club’s Winter Tournament which is utilizing the gyms in all three Albion school buildings. Here Jacoby Miller drives the ball up court for Albion 2 during a game this morning against LeRoy.

The Albion Soccer Club is hosting a soccer tournament today and 76 teams from Orleans and nearby counties are playing in elementary, middle and high school age groups.

Photo by Tom Rivers – In the picture above, players on Albion elementary team shout “Peanut Butter” as a group before getting ready for their game.

In the photo below, Emma McQuillan and members of the elementary girls team warm up for their game against a team from Batavia. Her father, Sean, is the team’s coach.

Photo by Tom Rivers – There are more than 500 players in Albion today, playing indoor games at the elementary, middle and high school gyms.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – RJ Pollock of Albion 2 works to get in scoring position. League action is scheduled to begin next Saturday.