Cold, windy match day three wraps up at U-16 Cup in Lethbridge
Posted on 8 October 2016 in ↳ U-17 Cup
The cold, wind, rain and snow all made match day three a grind at Canada Soccer’s Sport Chek National Championships U16 Cup in Lethbridge, AB. The results were just as extreme with teams potting 38 goals across eight matches on the day. BC, Quebec, Ontario and Alberta secured quarterfinal berths on the Girls U16 Cup side of the competition. Alberta and Ontario lead the way on the Boys U16 Cup side with two group match days remaining before TECK Finals Day 10 Oct.
U16 Cup Boys
Group A- Mountain United FC (BC) 10:2 (NB) Codiac SC
In spite of the harsh conditions BC had a very strong game dominating the majority of the play. Mountain United’s Alexander Wallace had a hat trick to lead the British Columbia reps to a 10-2 win.
Group A – Juventus (AB) 3:1 (NF) Mt. Pearl
Juventus came back from a goal down to move atop Group A. A place in the gold medal match on TECK Finals Day is well within their grip with one match remaining.
Group B- Scarborough Wexford Stingers (ON) 2:0 Winsloe Charlottetown Royals (PE)
Wexford’s Saif Jaffer and Courtland Moore scored for the Ontario representatives while Owen Hughes secured the shutout.
Group B- St.Laurent (QC) 4:0 (SK) QC United
A pair of penalty kicks by Yves Arnold Primael Kacou sparked St. Laurent to the win keeping the Quebec team in striking distance of first place in Group B with one game to play.
U16 Cup Girls
Group A- Lakeshore SC (QC) 4:0 (NL) St. John's SC
A brace by Jessica De Filippo and goals from Latifah Abdu and Wayney-Natasha Balata Nguenign secured a perfect six points and a place in Saturday’s U-16 Cup quarterfinal for Quebec’s Lakeshore.
Group B - Woodbridge Strikers (ON) 4:1 (MB) FC Northwest
An Andrea Tyrrell brace added to Thalia Boucher and Katalin Tonlnai strikes sees Ontario’s Woodbridge into the Quarterfinal. Despite the loss, Northwest also find themselves playing for the semi on Saturday.
Group C – Foothills (AB) 3:0 (SK) FC Regina
Allison Pedersen scored a hat trick to put Foothills into first place in Group C and the quarterfinals.
Group D – Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC (BC) 4:0 (NS) Suburban FC
Abigail Schwartz’s brace was more than enough to secure Group D for Coquitlam. Leah Favaro and Jayden Nielsen scored the others. The Nova Scotians finish with no points from two group matches.
Sport Chek National Championships
Canada Soccer’s Sport Chek National Championships run October 5-10 2016, with the adult amateur competitions hosted this year in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. At all age levels, the Sport Check National Championships provide a meaningful soccer experience for host cities and participating teams, as well as the players, coaches, support staff, officials, and volunteers.