Surrey United lead group while Edmonton Victoria set sights on gold
Posted on 9 October 2017 in ↳ Jubilee Trophy
Edmonton Victoria and Surrey United played to a thrilling 2:2 draw in the second match of the medal round at the 2017 Toyota National Championships Jubilee Trophy finals. Surrey’s schedule is now complete and will have to standby for tomorrow’s result to find out what color of medal they will receive. Surrey United have four points while Edmonton are second with a single point and Holy Cross are third with no points.
The match between Edmonton and Holy Cross on Teck Finals Day will complete the medal group stage. With a win on Monday, Edmonton Victoria SC could capture their seventh national title. Anything but a win will result in home team Surrey United claiming their third national title.
Group Seeding Phase; Positions 1-3 – Surrey United SC (BC) 2:2 (AB) Edmonton Victoria SC
Heather Lund scored a penalty kick before halftime and completed the brace with a goal early in the second half for Edmonton. Substitute Adelle Kroeger scored minutes later to give home town Surrey life before Nicole Stewart scored a cracker on a free kick to level the match in the 79th minute.
Group Seeding Phase; Positions 4-6 – Halifax Dunbrack SC (NS) 1:3 (ON) Scarborough GS United
Nicole Campbell and Sylvia Forbes each scored in the first half for Scarborough. Maxine Murchie added one late for the Ontario winners. Beatrice Currie scored her third for Halifax to give her a share of the tournament lead.
Group Seeding Phase; Positions 7-9 – Fredericton Picaroons Reds (NB) 0:4 (BC) North Shore GSC Renegades
Rheanne Sleiman scored twice to add to her total of three and a share for tournament lead. Kirsteen Buchan scored once and North Shore was also the beneficiary of an own goal. Goal keeper Ariel Anderson recorded the only clean sheet of the day on the women’s side.
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.