Ontario teams lead the way at U-17 Cup competitions in Charlottetown, PE
Posted on 10 October 2019 in ↳ U-17 Cup
On another beautiful fall day in Prince Edward Island, the Boys and Girls teams from Ontario moved atop their respective divisions with convincing wins. In Boys’ action, Woodbridge SC scored four unanswered first-half goals to defeat Mountain United from BC, while on the Girls’ side, Ottawa’s TFC Academy scored four times to defeat Halifax County. Both Ontario squads are the only teams with six points after day two.
After cancelling each other out in a hard-fought game at UPEI in which defences dominated, keepers Hassan for Calgary and Melgar Rodriguez of St Laurent, both earned shutouts on day two.
A Colin Connors (28’) goal was all that separated these two Atlantic rivals. Both teams had good chances in the second-half to score but St John’s held on to grab a crucial three points.
Group B - Winnipeg Bonivital SC (MB) 4:0 (NB) Moncton Codiac SC
Bonivital defeated the NB champions on a pair of first half goals from Nathan Udoh. John-Paul Reginald and Tyler Cox-Yestrau scored two second half goals for Manitoba.
Four first-half goals secured the Ontario champions full points against Mountain United. Jeremy Opong had two while Armaan Wilson and Ryley Wishart-Stephen each scored for Woodbridge.
Jayden Berg scored a hat-trick and Lauren Legler secured the fourth for Foothills, and despite strikes by Lara Kazandjian and Taylor Henry, Calgary claimed all three points.
Group A - FC Northwest Winnipeg (MB) 3:0 (SK) FC Regina Bluestars
Northwest top Group A after winning this Prairie battle. Chloe Zarillo and Taylor Sousa had the Manitoba team on 2:0 at the half. Zarillo’s second early in the second-half secured the points over Saskatchewan.
Group B - Ottawa TFC Academy (ON) 4:0 (NS) Halifax County United SC
Ottawa TFC sit on six points after two games with a strong performance over the Nova Scotia team. Jessica Boyle and Riley Bonadie had the Ottawa team up 2:0 at half, while Kylie Laframboise scored two in the second half sending Ontario to the top of the group.
Group B - St John’s SC (NL) 2:1 (NB) Moncton Codiac SC
St John’s got second half-goals from Brielle Girouard and Chloe Mckeown. Codiac pulled one back through Isabelle Senecal but Newfoundland & Labrador held on to earn the three points.
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