RDCRS Esports team win national tournament  – CentralAlbertaOnline.com

The Celtics Esports Team Green from St. Patrick’s Community School, Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools (RDCRS), secured the U-15 championship at the Esports Canada EDU 2024 Spring Rocket League Tournament.

The competition saw the congregation of 30 teams in two age divisions from all around Canada.

Celtics Team Green, one of the two teams from St. Patrick’s taking part in the U-15 division, displayed impressive aptitude and resilience. Despite an initial hiccup, they rose to victory in the championship.

They had a rocky start, losing their opening match 4-3 after initially trailing 0-4.

Yet, they did not let this deter them as they won the following two games, proceeding as the leading team of their group.

Both of the Celtic teams made it to the quarterfinals but it was Team Green who triumphed over Team Purple.

In the semifinals, Team Green clinched an overtime victory against LJC Grizzlys from École Secondaire Louis-Jacques-Casault in Montmagny, Quebec.

In the championship, Celtics went against the HFW Cardinals Red team hailing from Holy Family Catholic School in Wallaceburg, Ontario. They ended the tournament on a high note with a 7-2 victory in the final game.

The St. Patrick’s Community School Celtics Esports Team Green partaking in the Esports Canada EDU 2024 Spring Rocket League Tournament. Picture is a courtesy of Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools.

“Our players showed exceptional commitment, strategy, and team spirit throughout the tournament. Although it was hard seeing both our teams compete against each other, they have made St. Patrick’s proud,” said Michael Saretzky, the Head Coach of Celtics Esports.

“This win represents a noteworthy achievement in the burgeoning realm of scholastic esports. It underscores the capabilities and promise of young Canadian gamers. We at St. Patrick’s Community School remain committed to lauding and supporting our students’ accomplishments in all fields, including the fiercely competitive domain of esports,” added Mandy Reed, Principal of St. Patrick’s Community School.

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