Intra GU16 team competes in first tournament
Ramona Intra Girls Under 16 soccer team participated in its first tournament as a new team June 21 and 22 at the Kickin It Challenge, which supporting the fight against breast cancer.
The first game against Temecula United ended in a 0-1 loss for the Ramona team. Temecula’s only goal came from a penalty shot early in the first half. One Intra player was removed from the game with a broken wrist from an early fall.
The Intra GU16 team's second game against AZ Galaxy ended in a 2-2 tie. The girls' last game on Sunday against Barstow Heat ended in a 0-5 loss.
Coach Gabriel Ocampo said he was proud of the girls and what they accomplished as it was their first tournament and they had only practiced about a month.
For some players this was their first time on a competitive team. T
he coach said they showed their love of the game.
The girls' next tournament will be the Dave Shelton Memorial Tournament in Escondido on July 19 and 20.
Intra BU16 soccer team plays in Charity Cup
The Boys Under 16 team of Ramona Intra soccer league participated in the 2014 Charity Cup tournament June 14 and 15.
The first game against the Eagles from Camarillo ended in a 2-3 loss. Coach Gabriel Ocampo said he BU16's second game against Vegas Galaxy was a well-played and strong game that ended in a 2-0 win for Intra. The last game on Sunday against San Marcos Matrix ended in a 2-4 loss.
"It just wasn’t our weekend," said Ocampo, adding that the team has some work to do. With the addition of four new players, the boys are still adjusting and learning to work together, he said.
Proceeds from the tournament went to Prayers for Kylie, an organization supporting a 21-month-old San Diego-area girl who is battling stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma, a form of cancer.
Ramona Intra BU16's next tournament will be the Pegasus Cup this June 28 and 29.