Helena Youth Soccer Association

2017 Three Blind Refs U16B Champions Story

2001 (U16) Arsenal Boys coached by Zack Waldher and Connor Brandon, went out with a bang by winning the Championship at the 3 Blind Refs Tournament in Kalispell June 3-4 .

The team won the first game 4-0 against the Plains Shockers. Scoring was Drew Briggs (assisted by Daniel Leas), Jonah Bibeau, Zander Huff, and Marston Carpenter.

In the second game, the boys won 2-1 versus the North Idaho Inferno. Scoring was Russell Wells off an assist by Austin Dengel and Henry Lauerman off of an assist by Drew Briggs.

In the third game the boys won 2-1 against the Sandpoint Strikers. One goal was an own goal and the other was Huff off of Lauerman's assist.

In the fourth game the boys played the Flathead Force and needed to win or tie to win the championship. They won 5-1. Scoring was Chris Meza (2), Lauerman, Briggs, and Sam Lane. Amazing defense throughout the entire tournament by Auggie Tupper, Thomas Etchart, Leas, Marcus Roberts, Huff, and Dengel.  Excellent offensive effort by Ethan Peterson, Brekken Schultz and Caleb Spencer. Outstanding goalkeeping by Shawn Traynor only letting 3 goals in the whole tournament.