U-16 Girls: Bayhawks soar to opening victory
Burlington girls score early and often to take out Winsloe-Charlottetown
Ontario's Burlington Bayhawks kicked off the 2012 U-16 Cup at the Canadian Soccer Association National Championships on a winning note, defeating the Prince Edward Island's Winsloe-Charlottetown Royals 10:0 at the Terry Fox Complex in Cornwall, PE, on Wednesday 3 October.
The Bayhawks got the ball rolling early, as Andrea Petrina scored her first of four goals in the seventh minute. She also added goals in the 24th, 71st and 80th minutes of the game to pace Burlington offensively.
Second-half substitute Mackenzie Stacey added a pair of goals (47’, 67’) while Veronica Johnson (32’), Karen Tamayo (38’), Danielle LaFrance (61’) and Claudia Krupicz (72’) each had singles to round out the scoring.
Burlington had a 4-0 lead going into half-time break.
Miranda Horn posted the clean sheet for the Bayhawks, while Hailey Fleming played admirably in net for Winsloe-Charlottetown.
Both teams will play their next games against Nova Scotia's Halifax Dunbrack SC. Winsloe-Charlottetown plays Halifax Dunbrack Thursday at 10.00 local time at UPEI, while Burlington plays Halifax on Friday, also at UPEI at 10.00 local.
Mount Pearl opens flood gates early, defeats Yellowknife
Newfoundland Labrador's Mount Pearl SC broke a close game open late in the first half as they dispatched the Northwest Territories' Yellowknife Diamond Drillers with a 10:0 win.
Mount Pearl’s Alexandra Hayward opened the scoring with the first of her two goals in the 10th minute, which was followed up by Jillian Oldford two minutes later. Hayward made it 3-0 in the 20th minute; an own goal in the 32nd minute put the Diamond Drillers in a 4-0 hole.
Teri Murphy scored her first of two in the 40th minute before Emily Bailey recorded three goals in 10 minutes (43’, 49’, 53’) to make it 8-0. Murphy’s second came in the 56th minute, and Bailey rounded out the scoring with her fourth of the game in the 78th minute.
It was more than enough offence for Janelle Forristall, who was solid in picking up the clean sheet.
Mount Pearl’s next game is Friday against the Saskatchewan's Aurora Royals at 15.00 local time at UPEI. Yellowknife's will play Aurora Thursday, also at UPEI at 15.00 local time.
Lakeshore pots a dozen to defeat host Sherwood-Parkdale Rangers
On a day where goals were going in one direction or the other, Québec's Lakeshore SC scored the most, putting on an offensive show in a 12:0 victory over the Prince Edward Island champions Sherwood-Parkdale Rangers.
Alexa Arsenault kicked off the scoring for Lakeshore in the 11th minute, but then Yensi Gabriela Cuerno took over, scoring five consecutive goals in a stretch of 28 minutes (17’, 26’ 36’, 43’, 45’) to give Lakeshore a 6-0 lead before the half-time break.
It was more of the same in the second half, with Margerie Langlois (49’) and Courtney Mitchell (56’, 59’) scoring three times in 14 minutes, with an own goal coming five minutes later to make it 10-0.
Isabella Corbeil (80’) and Julia Liguori (84’) rounded out the scoring late for Lakeshore. Goalkeeper Kelly Chiavaro and her defence preserved the clean sheet.
Lakeshore will get a day to rest before taking on British Columbia's Mountain United FC at UPEI at 12.30 local time. Sherwood-Parkdale will play Mountain United FC Thursday at UPEI at 12.30 local time.
Calgary girls pour on offensive attack to beat Moncton
Alberta's Calgary NSD Saints poured it on offensively, scoring three times in the first 15 minutes en route to a 10:1 victory over New Brunswick's Moncton Codiac First Touch in opening day action of the 2012 U-16 Cup. The Saints featured a balanced attack, with five players scoring goals.
Natalie Arnett kick-started the Saints’ offensive attack with goals in the seventh and ninth minutes of the first half to open up a 2-0 gap. Kaitlyn Lomsnes added another in the 15th minute to put Moncton in an 0-3 hole early.
Renee Gauvin got one back for Moncton in the 20th minute, but the Saints took over from there. Nicole Bolder (28’) and Sarah Kinzner (41’) completed the first-half scoring to give Calgary a 5-1 lead.
Calgary didn’t let up to start the seconds half, as Lomsnes scored her second of the game in the 49th minute. Calgary then finished with a flurry, scoring four times in the final 12 minutes, including three in a four-minute span. Ellen Hall scored twice (78’, 80’), while Bolder added another two goals (82’, 90’) to complete a hat trick.
The Saints will get a day to rest before playing Manitoba's FC Northwest Explosion at 17.30 local time at the University of Prince Edward Island. Moncton will play Manitoba Thursday at 17.30 local time, also at UPEI.
For complete schedules and results, visit canadasoccer.com/nationals.