Keyano Huskies Men Win Silver at 2017 ACAC Futsal Championships
Sunday March 5, 2017
The Keyano Huskies returned to the men's gold medal match for the sixth consecutive in a row with their opponent for the second consecutive year in a row the Medicine Hat Rattlers as the 2017 ACAC Futsal Championships taking place March 2 - 5, 2017 in Calgary, Alberta and hosted by the Lions, concluded Sunday.
,Huskies had beaten the Rattler last year in Medicine Hat by a 5-3 margin.
This time around, on a neutral court, the two teams had advanced to the final match by outscoring their opponents 30-13 for the Huskies and 25-13 for the Rattlers.
Prior to coming into this tournament, the Huskies had won, be it regular season or playoffs, 50 games while losing only eight. They had outscored the opposition an incredible 298 goals to 141.
Huskies opened scoring at the 20:34 mark of the opening 25-minute half with Daniel Alejandro Caceres Landaeta bouncing a low shot off of the leg of Rattlers' goalie John Wall.
Rattlers would tie it at 1-1 with a half court strike by Chris Tully at 16:05.
Victor Cambeiro caught the Huskies goalie out of the net with a score at 7:36 to take a 2-1 lead at half.
In the second half it was all Rattlers, scoring five goals for a 7-1 decision.
Keyano Huskies women were winless.
Curtis J. Phillips Keyano College Huskies Sports Information Officer 780-743-4853 h 780-370-5675
Connor Brady Keyano Huskies Men’s Soccer Head Coach 780-972-8873
Ian Diaz Huskies Women’s Soccer Head Coach 780-881-2159