By PETA HOLMES
ANOTHER close game for the Noosa Eagles under-7 Blacks soccer side, which was defeated 4-2 by the Buderim Panthers.
Sammy Poulton took home the encouragement award being a true all-rounder in defence and attack and never giving up on any opportunity to get the ball. Eamon Shamansky did a fantastic job permanently holding his defence position. Jake MacDonald and Kieran Dow played well in goals stopping many attempts and the two goals were kicked by Alaska Rosenkranz.
Noosa under-7 Gold played a great game on their home ground, unfortunately Caloundra black were too good and scored 12-0.
Montanah Ward, took home player of the match, with some great breaks. Xavier Attard was superb in attack, he received the encouragement award.
Noosa under-8s Gold played Caloundra City in Noosa on Saturday at 11.15am and lost 3-0. The team played a fantastic game and has improved remarkably. Josh at goalie played a terrific game, saved many goals and kicked some awesome balls, he was named player of the match.
The under-12 Gold played a good game against Chancellor Cruisers at home despite going down 8-4. There was plenty of enthusiasm from both teams and it made for a tough match. Andy Roberts was named player of the match for a great job as goalkeeper for the first time. Goals were scored by Luke Poulton and Flynn Sperlich.
The under-13s played against the Range Rebels Saturday at Montville. Noosa Gold won 7-4. Jake Jenkins scored six goals with Elliot Williams scoring one. Player of the week was goalie Logan Curtis.