Tempo teams compete at US Club Midwest Regionals in Chicago

By Anne Homan

Pictured are members of the U15 Temp Rain girls’ soccer team that earned second in their pool at the US Club Midwest Regional Tournament held in Chicago on June 17-20. Team members include, from left to right, (back row): Abby Kills-A-Hundred, Zoe Kreidler, Kianna Ver Steeg, Tessa Gillies, Grace Engbrecht, Marasia WArren, Claire Backstrom, Ellie Clayberg, Kendra Nielson; (front row): Mallory Schroeder, Heidi Hofer, Sage Hoffman, Cail Doohen, Abigail Munson, Mara Schultz, and Claudia Lavariega.

Pictured are members of the U19 Temp Thunderbolt boys’ soccer team that competed in the semi-finals at the US Club Midwest Regional Tournament held in Chicago. Team members include, from left to right, Tobin Hoffman, Lawson Lambertz, Josiah Hutton, Tommy Foley, Tanner Meyers, Ryan Roby, Tyler Duffy, Nick Loof, Jaxson Fiechtner, Tyler Sprang, Ethan Bohling, Hari Kadarkaraisamy, Tark Griebel, Connor Akin, Ashdan Farrell, Ryan Del Monaco, Varun Kadarkaraisamy, and Brayden Prokop.


Tempo Soccer Club took two teams to the US Club Midwest Regional Tournament in Chicago on June 17-20.

The U19 Tempo Thunderbolt boys advanced to the semi-finals after going 2-0-1 in pool play and lost a close match to FC Lake County 1-2.


The U15 Tempo Rain girls went 1-1-1 and came up second in their pool and did not advance to the semi-final round.

Both teams feature many players from Tea. On the boys team Tea athletes include Tobin Hoffman, Tanner Meyers, Tyler Duffy, Nick Look, Ashdan Farrell, and Ryan Del Monaco. On the girls’ team Tea athletes include Zoe Kreisler, Elli Clayberg, Kendra Nielson, Heidi Hofer, Sage Hoffman, and Abigail Munson.


Several Tempo club teams will be competing again at the USA Cup in Blaine, MN which will be held this weekend, July 8-10. They will finish up the season in Brookings, SD on July 15-17.


If you are interested in competing with the Tempo Soccer Club, try-outs for players born between 2004-2011 will be held July 11 and 12 at the old Avera Dome, located at 1601 West 44th Street, Sioux Falls. Boys and girls born 2011-2012 will try out from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. both days, July 11-12. Boys and girls born 2009-2010 will try out from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. both days and boys and girls born 2008-2004 will try out from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., both days. You are welcome to come to one or both sessions. If you are unable to attend there is an option for a private try out. Visit www.temposoccerclub.org for all the details and to register.