The province’s representative in women’s soccer at the Canada Summer Games in August continued their impressive showing at the Breen’s Jubilee Trophy women’s league, beating Mount Pearl-Electronic Centre-Molson 3-0 Sunday in Mount Pearl.
The Toyota Plaza Games squad is unbeaten in Jubilee Trophy league play so far this season. The team, along with the St. John’s and Mount Pearl under-16s, play on an exhibition basis.
Sara Wicks and Laura Whelan shared the shutout, and Connie Lewis, at three minutes, Julie Crocker (26) and Emily Bailey (52) provided scoring.
In another game Sunday, Malorie Harris booted the game’s only goal at 34 minutes, and Jessica MacDermot registered the shutout as Holy Cross/Kirby Group C.B.S. edged Feildians Ernst and Young 1-0.
Feildians bring home points from Burin Peninsula
Feildians Ernst and Young traveled to a tough Centennial Field over the weekend, and came away from St. Lawrence with a win and a tie to grab four of six points and help their cause in the Molson Challenge Cup Soccer League standings.
Sunday, the Double Blues got goals from Greg Reid and Aaron Buckingham at 35 and 50 minutes to get by the first-place Labatt Laurentians 2-1. Stefan Slaney had the only goal for the home side, scoring two minutes after the Reid tally.
Elsewhere Sunday, the homestanding Mount Pearl-Molson-That Pro Look defeated lowly CB Strikers 1-0 at the Gushue Complex on the strength of a Matt Voight goal. Luke Olmstead provided shutout goalkeeping.
The Strikers have lost all 13 games they’ve played this season, scoring only two goals while giving up 59.
Friday in Mount Pearl, defending champion Holy Cross Kirby Group downed Mount Pearl 1-0 on a Jeremy Babstock goal at 85 minutes.
Brandon Noseworthy posted the shutout.
Team GP W L T PTS
St. Lawrence 13 7 2 4 25
Holy Cross 10 7 1 2 23
Mount Pearl 13 6 5 2 20
Feildians 10 5 1 4 19
* Canada Games 7 2 4 0 6
Strikers FC 13 0 13 0 0
Note: Techniplex Canada Games team playing on an exhibition basis only.
ATLANTIC YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Under-15 girls cop province’s only win so far
Only the under-15 girls’ side has recorded a win for Newfoundland after two days of play in the 2013 Atlantic youth soccer championships ongoing in Moncton, N.B. and Halifax, N.S.
Sunday in Halifax, the U15 girls got goals from Shannon Power, Allicia Stewart and Holly O’Neill, and shutout goaltending from Taylor Doyle to beat P.E.I. 3-0.
The Atlantics provide athletes an opportunity to be scouted and chosen to represent Atlantic Canada for the national all-star championships, scheduled for July in Laval, Que.
Saturday, the U15 girls dropped a 5-0 decision to Nova Scotia.
The tournaments finish up Tuesday.
Other results were:
Under-15 boys (at Moncton)
‰ Newfoundland and Labrador 0, New Brunswick 0
NL shutout: Nick Power
‰ Newfoundland and Labrador 2, Nova Scotia 2
NL goalscorers: Sean Henderson, Zach Gatherall
Under-16 boys (at Moncton)
‰ New Brunswick 2, Newfoundland and Labrador 1
NL goalscorer: Issac Bonisteel
‰ Newfoundland and Labrador 1, Nova Scotia 1
NL goalscorer: Nathan Lush
Under-16 girls (at Halifax)
‰ Prince Edward Island 1, Newfoundland and Labrador 0
‰ Nova Scotia 6, Newfoundland and Labrador 1
NL goalscorer: Jennifer Bent