The Tier 2 playoff for third place in midget spring league football kicks off today between the St. Albert Storm and Edmonton Seahawks.
Game time is 3:30 p.m. at Emerald Hills in Sherwood Park and gate admission is $5.
The Storm beat the Seahawks 30-14 April 6 as both teams finished 3-2 in the regular season.
Last year’s Storm team won five out of six games.
The midget division in the Capital District Minor Football Association was established in 2005 for student athletes in Grades 9, 10 and 11.
The St. Albert Cardinals knocked off the defending North Central Alberta Baseball League champions in Tuesday’s season opener at RE/MAX Field.
Kento VanZwoll banged out two hits and a sacrifice fly while driving in two runs in the 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Blackhawks.
Nic Arlia, Hayden Chies and Jake Enright also went 2-for-3 at the plate.
Starting pitcher Brendan Larsen recorded the win with three scoreless innings.
Landon Christoffel also kept the Blackhawks off the scoreboard with three innings of middle relief and Mitch King closed out the final inning.
The first home game for the Cardinal is 7 p.m. Tuesday against the Sherwood Park Athletics at Legion Memorial Park.
The Cardinals are striving to make the four-team NCABL playoffs for the first time in team history since joining the senior AA circuit in 2013.
Brittany Kindzierski tallied twice in the second consecutive win for the St. Albert Impact 1 premier women to kick off the Edmonton District Soccer Association fixtures.
Mandy McKinnon and Adriana Guzman also scored in Tuesday’s 4-0 decision against FC Excelsior 1 at ESA Complex. The halftime score was 3-0.
Jamie Misiaszek had the clean sheet in net.
Kindzierski leads the team in goals with three.
Sunday the 2018 second-place finishers in the premier division and provincial silver medallists play Xavier Academy at 12 noon at O’Leary High School.
Tuesday’s match with the Impact 2 team starts at 6:30 p.m. at Coronation Park.
Impact 2 will make their season debut after the previous three matches were cancelled because of weather.
The first match for the Impact 3 premier team was Tuesday’s 2-0 loss to Futbol United at Confederation Park. It was scoreless until the 60th minute.
The Impact had two goals called back on questionable calls in the first half as well as ringing shots off a goal post and the crossbar.
Goalkeeper Michelle Brodeau was the Impact’s player of the game.
The next match is Sunday versus Angels Scottish SC 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Millwoods Park and Tuesday’s start time against Xavier Academy is 8:15 p.m. at Coronation Park.
The division 1A Impact women (1-0) are in action today against SW Fever at 4 p.m. at Coronation Park and Monday's match for the 2018 Tier I provincial champions is against the Spruce Grove Saints at 4 p.m. at Fuhr Sports Park.
The opening match of the season for the Impact 5 division 2A women is Sunday against FC Magic at 12 noon at Queen Elizabeth High School.