RECAP: Day 2 at the Challenge and Jubliee Trophy Competitions

Challenge Trophy

Only the two first place finishers in Challenge Trophy competition will play for gold on Teck Finals Day and three ties on Day 2 has knotted up both Group standings. Defending Champions Western Halifax FC drew hosts Saskatoon Revolution in the final match of the day. The Nova Scotians have four points from two matches thus far.  

Group A 

Surrey BC Tigers Hurricanes (BC) 3:2 (AB) Edmonton Scottish SC

Edmonton Scottish kicked off their Challenge Trophy run by scoring in the first minute on a Dexter Maclachlan goal. Surrey responded with three straight, including two from Ryan Dhillon and one from Nicky Soolsma. Edmonton’s Haris Kevac added a second early in the second half, but, couldn’t claw their way back.

Saskatoon Revolution FC (SK) 0:0 (NS) Western Halifax FC

Defending Champions Western Halifax FC sit tied for first in Group A after a 0:0 draw with host Saskatchewan club Saskatoon Revolution to close Day 2.

Group B

Caledon SC (ON) 2:0 (MB) FC Winnipeg Lions

Ontario got a first half goal from Kevin Omokhua and a second half goal from Domenico D’Agostino to secure three points against Manitoba. 

Royal-Select Beauport (QC) 3:0 (NT) Yellowknife YK Galaxy FC

Quebec defeated Northwest Territories 3:0. Beauport goals were scored by Gonzalo Misol-Rodriguez and Leonard Jacques-Brisset. Katjiteo Edyson had an own goal.

Jubilee Trophy

Ontario’s Scarborough GS United have secured six full points from their two matches thus far leading Group A after Day 2 at the Jubilee Trophy competition in Saskatoon, SK. Newfoundland’s Holy Cross will meet BC’s Surrey United to determine the winner of Group B on Day 3. 

Group A 

Royal-Select Beauport (QC) 2:0 (AB) Edmonton Victoria SC

Royal-Select Beauport defeated defending champs Edmonton Victoria SC 2:0. Goals were scored by Laurie Couture-Dallaire, Daphnee Blouin and the shut out was earned by Joelle Morasse. 

Scarborough GS United (ON) 6:0 (NB) Fredericton Picaroons Reds

Ontario’s Shannen Jainudeen scored three goals for Scarborough as they defeated New Brunsick 6:0. Danielle Blair, Gisenia Utreras, and Laura Callendar also had goals for Ontario.  

Group B 

Surrey United SC (BC) 2:1 (NS) Halifax Dunbrack SC

Samantha Young opened the scoring for British Columbia. Rachelle Lalande pulled one back in the second half, but Surrey’s Caitlin Young scored the winner to secure three points for BC.

Holy Cross FC (NL) 1:1 (SK) Saskatoon SK Impact FC

After host Saskatchewan’s Jade Houmphanh’s shot just squeezed inside the post to send the home town crowd into pandemonium, Newfoundland’s Jane Pope responded immediately with the equalizer to secure a point for Holy Cross.