EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSAthletes Take Part In Putnam Soccer Tournament
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Reported by: Kallie Cart
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Jul. 4, 2013 9:29 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 4, 2013 11:23 PM EDT
Putnam County , West Virginia
Athletes in Putnam County celebrated the holiday with a soccer tournament.
The Latino Ministry Soccer Tournament kicked off at Calvary Baptist church Thursday morning.
More than 100 family members, friends and fans cheered on teams from across the region.
Ministry leaders who organized the tournament said it gets Latinos from the region together to socialize and have fun.
“We invite Latinos from all over the Tri-State to come and participate in this free event,” Pastor Aaron Carr said. “We feed them. They play soccer. They get trophies.
It's a wonderful opportunity to encourage and help the Latino community.”
More than 100 players competed in the tournament.
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