The Ottawa Royals Futuro U10 and U11s were champs at their home tournament. Photo provided
The Ottawa Royals soccer club hosted its Kickin' in the Capital tournaments on Aug. 11-12 (boys) and Sept. 8-9 (girls), earning several titles at their home tournament.
On the boys' side, the Royals Futuro Red downed Capital United 1-0 for the U10 red crown, and it was the same teams with the same result in the U11 red category as well. The Royals Phantoms topped OSU by a 1-0 count to win U9 blue division and the hosts were also runners-up in U18.
The Gloucester Hornets bested the Ottawa Royals Blue 4-3 in the U10 white A championship and also were on top of the U11 11v11 category. Gloucester cruised to a U12 red win, and beat the Internationals 2-0 to earn the U13 white division victory.
St. Anthony Sevilla topped OSU 1-0 in the U11 white final, while OSU claimed a U11 blue title, placed second in U10 white B and outlasted the Nepean City Storm 1-0 in the U15 red final.
The Ottawa Internationals were finalists in U10 blue A, U16-17, U17 and U14 white, won the U10 blue B event and also knocked off the Royals in U12 blue B.
The Nepean Hotspurs downed OSU 2-1 in U12 blue A and were also finalists in U13 red, while the Hotspurs Gunners lived up to their nickname in a 5-4 U16 final victory.
In the girls' tournament, the host Royals placed second in U9 white and battled West Ottawa in the U14 white final.
OSU and the Internationals both required penalty kicks to reach the U13 red final, while OSU used penalties to beat the Royals in U13 white.
Nepean beat OSU 1-0 for the U9 red title, while Nepean City fell to OSU in U12 white.
Cumberland topped West Ottawa in penalties for the U14-15 red crown, and the same combatants squared off in the U14-15 blue final.
Cumberland went all the way in U10 white A, as did Gloucester in the U13 blue division. Gloucester won U10 blue and battled OSU the U12 red final while also reaching U16 blue and U17-18 blue finals.
West Ottawa teams faced off in the U11 final, while the club also reached the final step in the U14 blue event. West Ottawa took down OSU 1-0 in U15 blue, also won U16 white, and used penalties to win the U17-18 red title.
The Internationals were finalists in U11 blue, U11 11v11 red and U15 red.