RECAP: DAY 2 at the U-17 Cup in Fredericton
Posted on 5 October 2017 in ↳ U-17 Cup
Day Two of Canada Soccer's Toyota National Championships U-17 Cup opened under sunny skies in Fredericton, New Brunswick. As teams jockeyed to maintain or improve position, the big story of the day was a pair of dominant games by the two Ontario teams - North Mississauga on the boys' side and Burlington on the girls'. Both teams managed to control the ball and capitalize on scoring opportunities while blanking their opponents.
Elsewhere on the girls' side, Lakeshore continued to look strong with a 4:0 win over Sherwood Park, their second of the U-17 Cup. On the boys' side, Winnipeg managed to maintain their winning streak to come out 2:1 over Coquitlam, despite pressure and some late near-misses from BC squad.
U-17 CUP BOYS
Group A - Calgary Northside Hurricanes (AB) 0:3 (QC) Mistral Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke remained undefeated so far in the U-17 Cup, racking up their second win in their match against Calgary today. Silva Debaba-Katimba had Sherbrooke's first goal early in the game, and Mikale Fontaine secured the win with a pair of goals in the second half.
Group A - North Mississauga SC (ON) 13:0 (SK) Saskatoon North
Saskatoon made their first appearance of the U-17 Cup. North Mississauga controlled the game, with Dylan Avila scoring five of 13 goals. Frankie Previte and Jack Malleret pitched in with a pair of goals each. Goals also scored by Justin Loginov, Donart Beqiri, Thiago Darocha and Jaleel Furreedan.
Group B - Winnipeg Bonivital SC (MB) 2:1 (BC) Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC
Winnipeg was hoping to maintain the momentum of yesterday's 6:1 win over Winsloe-Charlottetown but was fairly evenly matched by Coquitlam today. Winnipeg opened scoring with a goal from Jake Martin. Coquitlam answered early in the second half with a goal from Harrison Fenwick, but a beautiful goal by Winnipeg's Eric Chaput would prove to be the winner.
Group B - Feildians AA St. John's (NL) 2:0 (NB) Fundy SC Rothesay
St. John's found their first win of the U-17 Cup, blanking Fundy in their first appearance. Both St. John's goals came in the second half - one from Benjamin Notfall and the second from Cameron Lundrigan.
U-17 CUP GIRLS
Group A - CS Lakeshore (QC) 4:0 (AB) Sherwood Park Phoenix
Lakeshore was looking to stay strong after a dominant 9:0 win over Saskatoon yesterday. They did just that as they downed Sherwood Park 4:0. Olivia Mazzarello opened up scoring with a beautiful shot around the 29th minute. Magdalie Depot secured the lead with two goals of her own, and a fourth goal from Marika Guay sealed the second win for Lakeshore.
Group A - Winnipeg Bonivital SC (MB) 2:1 (NL) St. John's SC
St. John's made their first appearance at the U-17 Cup today, facing a Winnipeg squad invigorated after yesterday's win over Sherwood Park. Winnipeg remained strong, besting St. John's 2:1. Goals scored by Jojo Ngongo and Jessica Tsai.
Group B - Burlington YSC Bayhawks (ON) 7:0 Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC (BC)
Burlington was dominant as they secured their second win of the U-17 Cup. They ended the first half up 2:0 after goals by Jenna Leslie and Brianna Mascia. Leslie and Mascia would both score again in the second, as Burlington racked up another five goals - Jaia Riggan with one and Hannah McAra with two of her own.
Group B - Fredericton DSA (NB) 6:1 RC United (PE)
Fredericton came out looking to secure their first win of the U-17 Cup. RC United opened scoring with a goal by Jasmine Tang, but Fredericton would quickly move on to dominate the match. Eve MacDonald scored to tie it up at the 19th minute. Other goals scored by Jaiden Penny, who found the net twice, Victoria Hatheway and Jolene Lefebvre.
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.