RDC Queens midfielder Alisha Coules takes on a King’s University Eagles’ player in a 4-2 loss at Edgar Field as part of the RDC Invitational. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Mixed results for RDC Kings and Queens at annual invitational tournament

Both RDC soccer teams have plenty of work to do after opening the exhibition season on home turf this weekend.

The Queens finished the weekend 2-2, with a pair of wins on Saturday bookended by losses on Friday and Sunday. Saturday, they knocked off the Grande Prairie Regional College Wolves 6-1 and shutout the Keyano College Huskies 1-0.

Sunday, they lost 9-0 to the Concordia University of Edmonton Thunder.

The Kings battled to a 2-2 draw against the King’s University Eagles on Friday but followed that with a 3-1 loss to the Wolves on Saturday. Sunday, the shutout the Huskies 1-0.

RDC kicks of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference soccer season against the Medicine Hat Rattlers on Sept. 7. They play their first home game on Oct. 13, with the Queens playing at 2 p.m. and the Kings to follow.

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