Soccer tournament honors Emilio Hoffman

Emilio Hoffman was 14

Emilio Hoffman, seen here in this photo courtesy of the Hoffman family, was shot and killed during a shooting at Reynolds High School on Tuesday, June 11, 2014.
Emilio Hoffman, seen here in this photo courtesy of the Hoffman family, was shot and killed during a shooting at Reynolds High School on Tuesday, June 11, 2014.

TROUTDALE, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Eleven teams committed $200 to play in a soccer tournament fundraiser for the family of Emilio Hoffman, the Reynolds High School student slain June 10 in a school shooting.

A fundraiser to honor Emilio Hoffman was held at Reynolds High School, Aug. 9, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)
A fundraiser to honor Emilio Hoffman was held at Reynolds High School, Aug. 9, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Hoffman, an avid soccer fan and player, was 14.

“He really loved the game,” said Reynolds soccer coach Allan Berry. “His mom would tell you he is a funny guy. With soccer, he was very serious. He wanted to be good. He loved playing here.”

The tournament was hosted by the Reynolds High School boys soccer program.

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