Newfoundland and Labrador girls’ Under-18 number one team came away with a silver medal Monday in the Canadian Under-18 Girls soccer championships.
The team fell just short in a match against Quebec after going undefeated in four round robin and playoff matches. In the championship game, both teams were scoreless after full time and overtime play. Quebec managed to win on penalty kicks.
CBS Holy Cross captured fifth place at the Jubilee Trophy Championships in Halifax, N.S. Cross finished the weekend with a 2-0 blanking of Saskatchewan. Striker Malorie Harris was the scoring star for the NL reps throughout the championship and dented the twine twice in this game.
The NL the team dropped its opening game against Ontario, 3-1, Wednesday and fell 1-0 to Quebec Friday after playing through a scoreless first half.
Cross then pulled out a 2-0 blanking of Northwest Territories Saturday with Malorie Harris scoring both goals.
The NL reps then shutout Nova Scotia 1-0 on a Malorie Harris goal, her fourth of the national tournament, with Jessica MacDermid in the nets.
The St. Lawrence Laurentians opened the national Challenge Cup Men’s Soccer championships Thursday battling host Halifax, N.S., to a scoreless draw. Goalie John Douglas recorded the blanking in goal in a well played match.
Friday the Laurentians, representing Newfoundland and Labrador, took to the pitch against Quebec and again failed to score, dropping a 2-0 decision to the defending champions. Both goals came in the first half.
The loss and tie relegated the Laurentians to a playoff for the 9th through to 12th place positions over the weekend against Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories and P.E.I.
Another tie Saturday in regulation time against P.E.I. with John Douglas again in the Laurentians’ goal. The game finished with a 1-0 loss on penalty kicks.
Sunday, Sean Drew had the loan goal for St. Lawrence in a 3-1 loss to New Brunswick.
In the Laurentians’ final game Monday, St. Lawrence blanked the Northwest Territories 4-0. Brent Kelly had a pair of goals in this game.
In other Canadian Soccer Championships during opening three days:
Under-18 Girls (In St. John’s-Mount Pearl)
Championship Game: Quebec 1, NL 0 (Silver)
NL 1, B. C. 0
Goal Scorer: Emily Bailey; Shutout: Laura Whelan
NL 3, ON. 2
Goal Scorers: Jane Pope, Meghan Earle, Alyssa Armstrong
NL 2, Alberta 1
Goal Scorers: Jane Pope, Jessie Noseworthy
NL 1 - 6, NL 2 - 0
ON 8, NL 2 - 0
Sask. , NL 2 -
Under-18 Boys (In St. John’s-Mount Pearl)
NL 3, Manitoba 0
Goal Scorers: Ryan Thistle, Carter Mackey, Josh Hanrahan
Shutout: Thomas Pieroway
NL 1, N.S. 1
NL goal scorer: Josh Hanrahan
Alberta 3, NL 0
Quebec 3, NL 0
Under-16 Boys (Kamloops, B.C.)
NL 3, B.C. 2
Goal Scorers: Sean Henderson, Ian Gamba, Owen McAleese
NL 2, PEI 2
B.C. 7, NL 0
N.S. 3, NL 0
Under-16 Girls (Kamloops, B.C.)
NL 1, PEI 1
B.C. 3, NL 2
ON. 7, NL 0
Under 14 Boys (Lethbridge, Alberta)
NL 6, N.B. 2
Goal Scorers: Emmanuel Dolo (5)
B. C. 5, NL 0
Manitoba 4, NL 1
Under-14 Girls (Lethbridge, Alberta)
NL 8, PEI 0
Goal Scorers: Lauren Taylor (4), Beth Tremblett (2); Shutout: Sidney Walsh
NL 2, N.B. 2
Alberta Two 3, NL 0
ON. 2, NL 0