Cobram Junior Soccer Association’s season kicked off on Saturday at Apex Reserve.
There were 28 teams made up of children from across the district, with age groups ranging from under-six through to under-12.
Players were blessed with beautiful weather and a great day was had by all. There were lots of oranges and lollies to share, the beginning of some great skill development and displays of great sportsmanship.
The following goal kickers started their personal goal counts for the year, with some great assistance from teammates:
Under-6: Harvey Boake, Lucas Grieves
Under-6 AC Milan: Kohen, Antonio
Under-6 Inter Milan: Xavier Anastasio
Under-6 Barcelona: Toby Loughridge
Under-8 Celtic: Elliott Loughridge, Ethan Rickard
Under-8 AC Milan: Massimo Startari
Under-8 Juventus: Archie Patterson
Under-8 Inter Milan: Caleb Chrisafulli, Aiden Forster
Under-8 Chelsea: Beau, Byron, Tyler
Under-10 Girls Celtic: Emily Collins, Gemma Janssens, Lucy Wilkins
Under-10 Girls Chelsea: Scarlett, Jemma, Abbey
Under-10 Chelsea: George Wiles, Kerth Martin, Brock Wilson
Under-10 Inter Milan: Luke Kalz, Rocco Anastasio
Under-10 Barcelona: Harry Daniel, Jackson Tooke
Under-10 Juventus: Sam Slatterie, Lenny Power, Ethan Bentley, Cooper Mynard
Under-10 Celtic: Nicholas Russo, Luca Orsida
Under-10 Man Utd: Tyler
Under-12 Barcelona: Archie Evans, Kohan Joseph, Roree Wallis, Zac Everingham, Angus Hay
Under-12 Man Utd: Jaxon Steward
Under-12 Man City: Riley Roberts, Boedi Young
Under-12 Juventus: Baiden Riedell
Some coaches awards were given out for outstanding performances. More awards will be available in the coming weeks thanks to sponsorship from a local sports store.
Round one awards
Under-6: Henry Watmore, Harrison Fraser, Toby Loughridge
Under-8: Lydia, Luke O’Brien, Jackson Smith, Mitchell Smith, Oscar Betts, Owen Stubbs, Massimo Startari, Baidan Guppy, Aiden, Caleb, Blair
Under-10 Girls: Emily Collins
Under-10: George Wiles, Paddy Feehan, Cooper Tout, Elijah Everingham, Kynan Knight, Matt Ashcroft, Nicholas Russo
Under-12: Archie Evans. James Frazer