Teck Finals Day set at 2019 Toyota National Championships Challenge Trophy in St. John's
Posted on 13 October 2019 in ↳ Challenge Trophy
The Challenge Trophy matchups are set for Teck Finals Day at the 2019 Toyota National Championships in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. With Group A already secured by Surrey’s Central City Breakers and Group B taken by Ottawa’s St. Anthony the Gold Medal Match was already locked down heading into day four which saw the rest of the placement matches secured.
Nova Scotia will play Alberta in the Bronze Medal Match after United DFC secured a single point from their match against Quebec’s Kodiak Charlesbourg. Alberta’s Edmonton Scottish locked up second place in Group A with a 2:1 over Manitoba.
New Brunswick’s Fredericton Picaroons Reds lost to Holy Cross removing their chance at a medal and placing them in the Fifth Place Match against Quebec on Teck Finals Day. For their part, Newfoundland & Labrador’s Holy Cross will play Saskatoon in the Seventh Place Match with Manitoba and Northwest Territories set to play for ninth place.
Group A - Holy Cross FC (St. John's) (NL) 3:1 (NB) Fredericton Picaroons Reds
Newfoundland & Labrador’s Jacob Grant (32’) opened the scoring for Holy Cross but Fredericton’s Ibrahima Sanoh (33’) equalized just a minute later to send the game into half time tied 1:1. However, goals by Isaac Bonisteel (64’), and Jake Warren (82’) gave Holy Cross their first win of the competition and a chance to pay for seventh place on Teck Finals Day.
Group A - Edmonton Scottish SC (AB) 2:1 (MB) FC Winnipeg Lions
Edmonton Scottish needed a win and some help to secure their place in the Bronze Medal Match on Teck Finals Day. The 2016 Challenge Trophy winners defeated Manitoba’s FC Winnipeg Lions 2:1 and with Holy Cross’s win over Fredericton, Scottish finish second in Group B.
Group B - Kodiak Charlesbourg (QC) 0:0 (NS) United DFC
A scoreless draw was enough to secure second place in Group B for United DFC. They’ll meet Alberta on Teck Finals Day for a chance to play for the Bronze Medal. Jensen Brown earned the clean sheet for Nova Scotia while Quebec’s Vincent Desrosiers did the same for Quebec.
Group B - Saskatoon Revolution (SK) 10:1 (NT) Yellowknife YK Galaxy FC
Saskatchewan’s Saskatoon Revolution defeated Northwest Territories 10:1 for their first win of the 2019 Toyota National Championships Challenge Trophy competition. Nathan Reis (6’, 11’, 19’, 42’) scored four, Garrett Peters (3’, 23’, 41’) scored three, David Brown (49’, 59’), and Mitchell Bauche (21’) scored for Saskatoon. Russell Danso (16’) got the goal for Yellowknife.