U-14 Cup Finals nearly set as Alberta, Ontario and BC break away
Posted on 8 October 2016 in ↳ U-15 Cup
Match day four was a pivotal one on both sides of the U-14 Cup draw at the Sport Chek National Championships in Moncton, NB. Three of the four teams who will play for the gold medal on TECK Finals Day, 10 Oct, have now been determined. The scores were much more evenly balanced in all matches with Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario the clear leaders. Alberta’s Foothills with 4 wins, 20 GF and 0 GA will play in the TECK Finals Day 10 Oct for gold altering finishing with a perfect 12 points from four matches in the girl’s side of the completion. Meanwhile, the gold medal match is determined on the boy’s side as Ontario’s Brampton Blades East and BC’s Fraser Valley took all available points from their respective groups. Fraser Valley has a yet to concede a goal in the 2016 competition.
U-14 CUP BOYS
Group A - Brampton East (ON) 3-0 (SK) Eastside FC
Goals by Brampton East’s Adam Othman (3’), Rodane Tatham (67’), and Jordan Knight (70’ +2) led Ontario to a 3-0 win against Eastside FC of Saskatchewan.
Group A - Fredericton DSA (NB) 3:1 (YU) Yukon Strikers
Fredericton’s Yosef Thomas scored a hat trick to keep the New Brunswick representatives in medal content. Joe Hanson notched for the Yukon team.
Group B - Fraser Valley (BC) 2-0 (NS) Dartmouth FC
After a scoreless first half, Fraser Valley’s Brandon Cambridge (58’) and Jehmrode Kahlon (60’) proved too much as the British Columbians beat Nova Scotia’s Dartmouth FC.
Group B - St. John's SC (NL) 3-1 (PE) Hillsborough United
Newfoundland & Labrador’s St. John’s SC snuck ahead on a first half goal by Colin Connors (17’). Owen Sheppard (43’, 62’) made it a two goal lead early in the second have and while, Hillsborough United fought back with an Elias Bitar strike (54’) the final was 3-1 St. John’s SC.
U-14 CUP GIRLS
Group A – Foothills 02 (AB) 5-0 (NL) St. John’s SC
Foothills got off to a flying start as first half goals by Kassidy Gordon (12’) and Allyson Campbell (14’), and Holland Stiel (27’) sunk St. John’s. Two later markers by Grace Moore (69’, 70’+1), sealed the victory for the Albertans who sit eight points clear in Group A.
Group A - RC United (PE) 0:2 (SK) FC Regina
FC Regina got its first win of the tournament on goals by Abby Paterson and Emily Kuan.
Group B - Bonivital SC (MB) 3-1 (NB) Moncton Codiac
Manitoba’s Jaiya Reimer (3’, 14’) got Bonivital SC off to a quick start in the first half against Moncton Codiac. Her teammate Jessica Chow (43’) scored a few minutes into the second half keeping her team in contention for the gold medal match. New Brunswick’s Katheryn Perry (58’) scored late for Moncton.
Group B - Surrey United SC (BC) 3-0 (NB) Fredericton DSA
Surrey United SC won 3-0 against FDSA with goals by Madelin Mah (23’), Jaya Bains (42’) and Amy Connorton (49’). The win sent the British Columbia club to the top of Group B on goal differential. A win on Sunday would guarantee a gold medal match for the BC girls.
2016 Sport Chek National Championships
Canada Soccer’s Sport Chek National Championships run 5-10 October 2016 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Lethbridge, Alberta, Vaughan, Ontario, and St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. At all age levels, the Sport Check National Championships provide a meaningful soccer experience for host cities and participating teams, as well as the players, coaches, support staff, officials, and volunteers.