Saturday: Friends of Mia Alumni Soccer Tournament and Benefit
The 2012 Friends of Mia Alumni Soccer Tournament kicks off Saturday morning at 8:45 AM at South Sound Stadium and surrounding soccer fields at Chinook Middle School. Soccer alumni of Black Hills, Capital, North Thurston, Olympia, River Ridge, Shelton/Yelm, Timberline and Tumwater High Schools will come together for this unique tournament in honor of Mia Deligeannis with proceeds going to families fighting childhood cancer. The day culminates with the championship game at 4:15 PM at South Sound Stadium and then moves to Faith Community Center for a post tournament party and benefit auction.
The schedule of games looks like this…
8:45 AM: River Ridge vs Timberline, Black Hills vs Olympia, Capital vs Tumwater, North Thurston vs Shelton/Yelm
10:15 AM: Tumwater vs Olympia, River Ridge vs North Thurston, Black Hills vs Capital, Shelton/Yelm vs Timberline
11:45 AM: Timberline vs North Thurston, Tumwater vs Black Hills, Capital vs Olympia, River Ridge vs Shelton/Yelm
Following pool play, there will be two semifinal games with game one starting at 1:15 PM and game two at 2:15. The finals kick off at 4:15 PM. The semis and final will all be played at South Sound Stadium.
Following the championship game, the party moves over to Faith Community Center at 7075 Pacific Ave. SE for the post tournament party and benefit. Everybody is welcome for a night of drinks, desserts, pizza available from Ricardo’s Wood Fired Express, dancing and a silent and live auction with proceeds benefiting Friends of Mia.
Oly Sports will be at the tournament all day and will be tweeting results and pictures, so please follow @OlySportsBlog for all the highlights from the inaugural Friends of Mia Alumni Soccer Tournament.