RECAP: Day 3 at the U-17 Cup in Fredericton
Posted on 6 October 2017 in ↳ U-17 Cup
Day three of Canada Soccer's Toyota National Championships U-17 Cup in Fredericton, New Brunswick, found teams jockeying to establish position as competition heated up.
On the boys' side, Quebec’s CS Mistral Sherbrooke have secured their place in Monday’s Teck Finals Day Gold Medal match with nine points and a win against Ontario in their opening match. Calgary made a strong appearance after yesterday's 0 - 3 loss to Sherbrooke. They met Saskatoon this afternoon, and although Saskatoon was early to get on the board, Calgary managed to take back control and post a 5:1 win - their first of the U-17 Cup. Ontario’s Dylan Avila leads the way with five goals.
As the girls took to the fields, Burlington continued to impress with a 13 - 0 win over RC United. Left wing Abbigayle Morrell posted a trio of goals during the match to establish herself as one of the leading scorers early in the U-17 Cup just one goal behind leader Magalie Depot (5) from Quebec
U-17 CUP BOYS
Group A – Calgary Northside Hurricanes (AB) 5:1 (SK) Saskatoon North
Calgary and Saskatoon were both looking for a win after a pair of losses yesterday. Harry Crampton opened scoring in the second minute for Saskatoon, but that would prove to be their only goal as they fell to Calgary 5:1. Calgary goals from Jaryd Hodge, Dylan Swenson, Derek Brust, Kaahir Keshavji and Zachary Michaud.
Group A – CS Mistral Sherbrooke (QC) 5:0 (NS) Halifax City SC
Sherbrooke came out strong in the first half, scoring four times on their way to a 5:0 win over Halifax. Despite strong play and multiple opportunities in the second half, the Nova Scotia squad was unable to find the net in their second appearance at the U-17 Cup. Silva Debaba-Katimba posted another two goals for Sherbrooke today, while Mikale Fontaine, Mirko Hamel and Henri-Nicolas Kajiji had one apiece. Alexandre Tremblay had the clean sheet.
Group B – Winnipeg Bonivital SC (MB) 4:0 (NB) Fundy SC
Winnipeg's winning streak continued as they bested Fundy 4:0. Joseph Owitkoti, Eric Chaput, Reid Saint-Cyr and Damian Truong had the goals as Winnipeg secured their third win of the U-17 Cup. Svyatik Artemenko earned the clean sheet for Manitoba.
Group B – Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC (BC) 2:0 (PE) Winsloe-Charlottetown Royals FC
Coquitlam was looking for their second win of the U-17 Cup, coming off a loss to Winnipeg yesterday. Tali Romero found the net for Coquitlam in the 31’ to open scoring. An own goal from Winsloe-Charlottetown's Jon Alex Vos made the score 2:0 for Coquitlam. Petri Du Toit and Shayne Grinwis shared the clean sheet.
U-17 CUP GIRLS
Group A – CS Lakeshore (QC) 4:0 (NL) St. John's SC
Lakeshore continued to be undefeated in the U-17 Cup. A hard-played. goalless first half gave way to an offensive outburst by Lakeshore in the second. Two goals in quick succession from Florence Laroche and Stefanie Kouzas gave Lakeshore a commanding lead. Two more from Magalie Depot and Shyanne Wylie-Gordon sealed Lakeshore's third win. Chloe Dion backstopped the shutout.
Group A – Sherwood Park Phoenix (AB) 3:0 (SK) Saskatoon Sask Selects
Sherwood Park and Saskatoon were both looking for their first win of the U-17 Cup, but it would be Sherwood Park who came out on top, blanking Saskatoon in the process. Sierra Davey opened it up early with a goal around the fifth minute. Sidney Bennett added a pair of her own to secure the win. Isabelle King earned the shutout in goal.
Group B – Burlington YSC Bayhawks (ON) 13:0 (PE) RC United
The Burlington squad continued to dominate with a 13:0 win over RC United. Goals by Mairin Boyle, Brianna Mascia, Jenna Leslie, Sabrina Bertussi, Hannah McAra, and Leah Simon. Jaia Riggan and Amanda West pitched in with a pair of goals each, and Abbigayle Morrell had the hat trick. Morgan McAslan earned the cleansheet for Ontario.
Group B – Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC (BC) 3:3 (NS) Suburban FC
Coquitlam was eager to come back strong after a 0:7 loss to Burlington yesterday but found themselves well-matched by Suburban FC. Coquitlam rallied hard in the last minutes but couldn't connect as the game ended in a three-all tie. Suburban goals from Grace Longley, Olyvia Serroul and Jaime Landry. Coquitlam goals from Ziyana Samani, Madeline Low and Raegan Mackenzie.
2017 Toyota National Championships
Canada Soccer’s Toyota National Championships run 4-9 October 2017 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Calgary, Alberta, and Surrey, British Columbia. At all age levels, the Toyota National Championships provide a meaningful soccer experience for host cities and participating teams, as well as the players, coaches, support staff, officials, and volunteers.