On Saturday May 6th, The U12 Rapids team headed to Stevensville to take on Flathead Rapids Black and Polson FC. In the first game, a rematch against Flathead the Kootenai Rapids came out slow but finished very strong only to come up short in the end. The Rapids lost their game 0-5. Their second game was against the Polson FC. The Rapids came back from trailing to defeat Polson 4-2 in the end. The Kootenai Rapids finished the season with a record of
Saturday the 29th brought a couple of difficult teams from the Flathead to Libby. The U12 team played very well against two much stronger teams from Kalispell. Both games went down in defeat with Rapids losing 2-6 against Force White and 1-6 against Force Green.
Saturday April 22nd the Rapids U12 team lost both games. In the morning game the Rapids came back on very good Flathead Rapids team in the second half to within 2, 4-2, only to lose 6-2 in the end. Their second game, although close at half time 1-2, they could not overcome the Missoula Strikers in the end. The Rapids lost 2-6.
On Saturday April 15th, The Kootenai Rapids U12 team traveled to Missoula to match up against the Blitz and Ravalli United. The Blitz came out strong to take a 1-0 lead for most of the match against the Rapids. In the waning minutes of the second half the Rapids team was able to equal the score and force a draw. Their second match again began with a strong showing from the Rapid's players creating and holding on to a 1-0 lead going into the middle of the second half. Their play held out only to have a couple of unfortunate events leave them with a 1-2 loss. The U12 team travels to Kalispell April, 22nd to take on a Kalispell and Missoula team.
The Kootenai Rapids U 12 Coed team began its season in Stevensville April 8th. Beginning with the season opener against a strong Missoula Striker team, the Rapids came out on top with a 3-2 victory with only Minutes left in the second half. Their 2nd match was not so fortunate though. The kids came out slow and found themselves down 1 just minutes into the game. Although they regained some momentum they were unable to topple the home team Stevensville Sabres and ended with a 0-3 loss.
The Kootenai Rapids U 18 Team ended their season with some great soccer at the Montana Cup. Although they came up short they let themselves be known with some great matches. The team ended their season with 3 wins, 6 losses and 1 draw. Until next year, keep playing soccer.
The Kootenai Rapids U12/13 team ended their season with a no show by WildHorse Youth Soccer. With all the changes that took place this year Plains had made a mistake on which pitch they were to suppose to play. Regardless, the team was split equally and a game was played with Green over White 2-1. In all a very good season for a very young team. 2 wins, 2 losses and 4 draws. Until next year, keep playing.
The Rapids U12/13 team split games this past weekend in Whitefish. The team bounced back from a throttling from the Flathead Rapids Black team 9-1 to over take Ravalli United 5-2 in their second game.
The Rapids U12/13 team competed in Stevensville May 30th. As usual Stevensville's weather was unpredictable as were the games. The kids played strong with determination against Livingston with a draw at 1-1. Their second game was hampered by an unyielding rain and wind soaking leaving them with their first loss of the season 1-2.
The Rapids U12/13 team continued to keep a clean slate this weekend. In their 1st match against Missoula Stickers they battled for a 3-3 draw. During their second match they dominated to a 4-0 win against the Great Falls Mt Rush.