RECAP: Teck Finals Day Final Matches at the U-17 Cup in Fredericton
Posted on 9 October 2017 in ↳ U-17 Cup
Quebec's CS Lakeshore are the U-17 Cup Girls National Champions after topping Ontario's Burlington Bayhawks in penalty kicks at the Teck Finals Day Final Match in Fredericton, New Brunswick.
Manitoba's Winnipeg Bonivital are the U-17 Cup Boys National Champions after topping Quebec's CS Mistral Sherbrooke 3 - 1 at the Teck Finals Day Final Match in Fredericton, New Brunswick.
On the girls' side, scoring in the first half was tight, with goals coming fast and furious. Brianna Mascia opened it up with a goal for Burlington around the fourth minute, but Magalie Depot answered with a goal for Lakeshore just over a minute later. It wasn't tied at 1 - all for long, as Jessica De Filippo made it 2 - 1 for Lakeshore around the seventh minute. Lakeshore led going into the second half. A late goal from Burlington's Tiana Bucknor tied it up at 2 - all around the 64th minute, and the match entered into extra time.
After thirty intense, scoreless minutes of extra time, the game headed into penalty kicks. Magalie Depot took the first kick for Lakeshore, and found the net. Danica Ceolaro answered for Burlington. From there it went one-for-one. Also taking penalty kicks for Lakeshore were Marika Guay, Latifah Abdu and Lara Kazandijian. Burlington answered with kicks from Leag Simon, Mairin Boyle, and Tiana Bucknor. But Burlington's Madelyn Robbins couldn't beat Lakeshore goalkeeper Chloé Dion, and Lakeshore found themselves the winners of a hard-fought Teck Finals Day Final Match and Canada Soccer's Toyota National Championships U-17 Cup girls champions.
On the boys' side, Winnipeg's Rinor Hoxha had all three goals for Bonivital, putting him in a tie with North Mississauga's Dylan Avila at the U-17 Cup's top scorer. Hoxha's first goal came early in the first half, and he stretched Winnipeg's lead to 2 - 0 with another around the 45th minute. Sherbrooke narrowed the lead with a goal from Alexandre Côté around minute 52. But Hoxha sealed the deal for Winnipeg with a third goal at in the last ten minutes of the game.
U-17 CUP BOYS
1st/2nd – CS Mistral Sherbrooke (QC) 1:3 (MB) Winnipeg Bonivital SC 1 of Group B
Winnipeg are the Toyota National Championships U-17 Cup champions after besting Sherbrooke 3 - 1. Rinor Hoxha had all three goals for Winnipeg. Sherbrooke's goal from Alexandre Côté.
3rd/4th – North Mississauga SC (ON) 4:1 (BC) Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC
North Mississauga secured bronze with a 4 -1 win over Coquitlam. Donart Beqiri and Thiago Darocha had a pair of goals each for North Mississauga. Coquitlam goal from Andrew Peat.
5th/6th – Halifax City SC (NS) 2:0 (NL) Feildians AA St. John's
Halifax was strong in a 2 - 0 win over St. John's. Both Halifax goals came early in the first half, with Carson Ripoll finding the net at the sixth minute and Aidan McFarland adding another around the 15th.
7th/8th – Calgary Northside Hurricanes (AB) 3:1 (PE) Winsloe-Charlottetown Royals FC
Calgary topped Winsloe-Charlottetown 3 - 1 early this morning. Derek Brust, Jaryd Hodge and Victor Loturi had the goals for Calgary. Scoring for Winsloe-Charlottetown was Tegan Misener.
9th-10th – Saskatoon North (SK) 5:1 (NB) Fundy SC
Fundy opened scoring with an early goal from Jun Lim. But it would be the only time they'd find the net as Saskatoon took back control for a 5 - 1 win. Harry Crampton had a pair of goals for the Saskatchewan squad, while Xavier Cormier, Finlay Hart and Michael Manziuk rounded out the five.
U-17 CUP GIRLS
1st/2nd – CS Lakeshore (QC) 7:6 (ON) Burlington YSC Bayhawks
Lakeshore are the U-17 Cup Girls National Champions after topping Burlington in penalty kicks at the Teck Finals Day Final Match in Fredericton, New Brunswick.
On the girls' side, scoring in the first half was tight, with goals coming fast and furious. Brianna Mascia and Tiana Bucknor found the net for Burlington. Lakeshore goals from Magalie Depot and Jessica De Filippo. The game was decided in penalty kicks. Magalie Depot, Marika Guay, Latifah Abdu and Lara Kazandijian were all successful for Lakeshore. Burlington's Danica Ceolaro, Leag Simon, Mairin Boyle and Tiana Bucknor managed to connect, but Madelyn Robbins couldn't beat Lakeshore goalkeeper Chloé Dion.
3rd/4th – Winnipeg Bonivital (MB) 0:1 (NS) Suburban FC
Suburban clinched the bronze with a tight win over Winnipeg. Olivia Crowe had the decider for the Manitoba squad.
5th/6th – Sherwood Park Phoenix (AB) 0:1 (BC) Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC
Another tight match as Coquitlam narrowly edged out Sherwood Park. Raegan Mackenzie had the goal for Coquitlam at the 57th minute.
7th/8th – St. John's FC (NL) 1:1 Fredericton DSA
Kristen Jenkins had the goal for St. John's. Fredericton goal from Victoria Hatheway. Fredericton would eventually take the win in penalty kicks.
9th-10th – Saskatoon Sask Selects (SK) 3:0 (PE) RC United
Saskatoon blanked RC United in their final match of the U-17 Cup. Scoring for Saskatoon were Grace Mccorriston, Davis Bone and Kieran Mckercher.
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.