The excitement continued to brew on the second day of the Riga Tournament in Latvia as young Scottish ice hockey talents took to the rink once again. The day was filled with spirited matches, early morning breakfasts, and a mix of challenges and triumphs for both the U13s and U15s teams.
U13s Face a Tough Start
The day began with an early team breakfast for the U13s, setting the stage for their first game against the formidable Falcons. Spirits were high as the young athletes fueled up, ready to give it their all on the ice. The puck dropped at 9:15 am, signaling the start of what would be a challenging match against a skilled Falken team. Despite their determined efforts, the U13s faced a tough opponent and suffered a 7-1 defeat. While the scoreline may not have been in their favour, the young Scots showcased their determination and sportsmanship throughout the game.
U15s Secure a Convincing Victory
Meanwhile, the U15s team enjoyed a more leisurely start to their day, with a face-off scheduled at 1:00 pm against HS Kurbands. The U15s were eager to make their mark in the tournament and their hard work paid off as they displayed great teamwork, skill, and determination on the ice. The U15s secured a remarkable 3-0 victory, showcasing their prowess and resilience.
As the tournament progresses, both the U13s and U15s teams are gearing up for more action-packed days. Tomorrow, the U13s have two challenging matches lined up. First, they’ll face HK Prizma, an opportunity for redemption and a chance to showcase their growth and determination. Later in the day, they’ll once again cross paths with the Falcons, aiming to put up a strong fight and learn from their experiences.
The U15s are also set for an exciting day ahead, with two matches on their schedule. Their first match is against Sostine Hockey, where they’ll look to build on their recent victory and continue their winning streak. Later in the day, they’ll take on Olaines Vilki, a match that promises intense competition and a chance for the U15s to solidify their presence in the tournament.