Lander soccer tournament fills fields and businesses

Lander Strikers (competitive traveling soccer) hosted an inaugural Lander Invitational youth soccer tournament this past weekend. Fields at four locations around town were at capacity with 58 teams (ages 6 – 19) from around the state vying honors.

Hotels reported being sold out in Lander, and the spillover had visitors staying in Riverton and driving over daily for matches.


There were hundreds of parents and other volunteers helping to pull off this event that Lander Strikers hopes to make an annual tradition.

By the numbers:

  • 58 teams
  • 97 games
  • 51 referees
  • Ages from 8 and under to 19 and under
  • 11 Divisions

Division Winners
8U Boys – Casper Blades SB11
8U Coed – Casper Blades SC11
10U Boys – Riverton Rampage 2009 Gold
10U Coed – Casper Blades 09/10G Red
10U Girls – Lander Strikers LSSG2009
12U Boys (White) – Casper Blades 07/08B Red
12U Boys (Green) – Lander Strikers LSSB2007
12U Girls – Riverton Rampage 2008
15U Boys – Rock Springs Avengers U14 Girls
19U Boys (White) – Casper Blades U19B Red
19U Boys (Green) – Lander Strikers LSS2004

The following businesses and organizations are to be recognized for their invaluable contributions to the success of this event.


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