Edmonton Victoria and Holy Cross clinch medals at Jubilee Trophy finals
Posted on 5 October 2017 in ↳ Jubilee Trophy
Edmonton Victoria SC and Holy Cross SC will both win medals at the 2017 Toyota National Championships Jubilee Trophy finals. Both teams clinched their spots in the medal group after back-to-back wins to finish first place in their respective groups on 5 October in Surrey, British Columbia.
Edmonton Victoria SC, six-time national champions, will win their 11th medal in 12 Jubilee Trophy finals since 2002. Holy Cross SC of St. John's, meanwhile, will become the first Newfoundland Labrador team to win a medal at the Jubilee Trophy finals.
Ahead of the medal round that starts on Saturday, the Group B winner will be decided on Friday. Either Halifax Dunbrack SC (four points after two matches, +5 goals difference) or Surrey United SC (one point after one match) will join Edmonton and St. John's in the medal group.
Group A - Holy Cross SC (NL) 6:0 (SK) Saskatoon SK Impact FC
Holy Cross clinched spot in the medal group with their second win in as many days. The St. John's club won 6:0 over Saskatoon SK Impact FC with goals from five different players: Jane Pope, Teri Murphy, Jessie Noseworthy (2), Connie Lewis, and Alyssa Armstrong.
Group B - Halifax Dunbrack SC (NS) 6:1 (NB) Fredericton Picaroons Reds
Halifax Dunbrack SC won 6:1 over Fredericton with goals scored by four different players: Leanne Huck (2), Rieka Santilli, Rachelle LaLande (2), and Jayden Boudreau. Fredericton scored late on a goal by Lauren Cubbon.
Group C - Edmonton Victoria SC (AB) 4:0 (BC) North Shore GSC Renegades
Edmonton clinched their spot in the medal group with their second win in as many days. Edmonton won 4:0 over North Shore GSC from nearby North Vancouver. Kristyn Shapka, Annalise Schellenberg, Laura Kautz, and Heather Lund were the goalscorers.
2017 Toyota National Championships
Canada Soccer's Toyota National Championships run 4-9 October 2017 in Surrey, British Columbia, Fredericton, New Brunswick, and Calgary, Alberta. At all age levels, the National Championships provide a meaningful soccer experience for host cities and participating teams, as well as the player, coaches, support staff, officials, and volunteers.