Teck Finals Day picture becomes clearer on day three of 2017 Toyota National Championships
Posted on 7 October 2017 in National Championships
Quarterfinalists and medal contenders become clear on day three of the 2017 Canada Soccer National Championships. In Surrey, British Columbia the medal round for the Jubilee Trophy is set as British Columbia booked their place alongside Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador. Meanwhile the Challenge Trophy table became ever-more crowded as senior teams jostled for position and a chance at Gold on Teck Finals Day on Monday.
In Fredericton, New Brunswick, Quebec's U-17 boys have booked their place in the Gold Medal Final while on the girls' side of the draw Quebec and Ontario lead the way with perfect records.
At the U-15 Cup in Calgary, Alberta and British Columbia's boys' teams finished out the first rounds with perfect records while the girls' side of the draw see Quebec and Ontario in the same position.
Western Halifax remain perfect and chase Group A leaders in Challenge Trophy
There are no clear-cut favourites for any of the medals after day three completion at the 2017 Challenge Trophy. Western Halifax FC closed the gap in Group A with a 2:0 win over Calgary Callies FC. Saskatoon HUSA Alumni continue to lead the group as they held Vancouver Club Inter FC to a 1:1 draw. Vancouver are in third place in the group behind Saskatoon and Halifax. Both Vancouver and Halifax will face each other on Saturday while Saskatoon has its rest day.
There is also still much to be decided in Group B. Fredericton Picaroons Reds put a kink in Durham Celtic FC’s plans, holding them to a 3:3 draw. Celtix Haut-Richelieu sit atop the standings after a 2:0 win over Whitehorse Yukon Strikers.
Surrey United SC qualify for medal group with last-minute goal at Jubilee Trophy
The first-round stage of Jubilee Trophy finals at the 2017 Toyota National Championships are complete. Surrey United SC joined Edmonton Victoria and Holy Cross SC in the medal group. Surrey United won their group on goals difference after Chelsey Hannesson scored in the final minute.
The fourth-to-sixth-place ranking group will feature CS Mont-Royal Outremont, Halifax Dunbrack SC, and Scarborough GS United. Scarborough finished second in their group following a 3:3 draw with North Shore GSC Renegades.
The seventh-to-ninth-place ranking group will feature Saskatoon SK Impact FC, Fredericton Picaroons Reds, and North Shore. The three ranking groups all kick off on Saturday in Surrey, British Columbia.
RECAP: Day 3 at the U-17 Cup in Fredericton
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 rebounded with a strong performance 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.
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
RECAP: DAY 3 at the U-15 Cup in Calgary
Ontario and Quebec lead the way at the U-15 Cup in Calgary, Alberta. The representative teams have qualified for the quarterfinal round in both boys’ and girls’ sides. On the boys’ side, Alberta and British Columbia take perfect records into the seeding phase while Manitoba joins Alberta on the girls’ side. All of the teams are fighting for a place in the medal round on Teck Finals Day, Monday.