AYSO’s Opening-Day Ceremonies

First Photo: Kihei American Youth Soccer Organization Regional Commissioner Melanie Ward (left) congratulates the Cheetah Strikers girls U-8 team, which is coached by Virginia Wright (white shirt), for winning the team banner contest during Saturday’s opening-day ceremonies at the South Maui Community Park.

Second Photo: The AYSO season kicked off with speeches from dignitaries, a parade of teams, team photos and games all day with more than 300 children participating.