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Results from weekend events

CHALLENGE CUP SOCCER

Laurentians, Feildians

were fit to be tied

The St. Lawrence Labatt Laurentians and Feildians Ernst and Young played to a scoreless draw in Molson Coors Challenge Cup soccer Sunday at Feildian Grounds

John Douglas was in net for the Laurentians, while David Hickey was in goal for the Double Blues.

Standings

Team    GP    W    L    T    Pts

Holy Cross    10    8    0    2    26

St. Lawrence    11    4    4    3    15

Mount Pearl    11    3    7    1    10

Feildians    10    2    6    2    8    

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Leading scorers

Player, team    Goals

Jake Warren, Holy Cross    8

Tyler Forsey, Feildians    5

Sean Drew, St. Lawrence    4

Kyle Williams, Holy Cross    4

Stefan Slaney, St. Lawrence     4

Matthew Breen Holy Cross    4

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Upcoming Games

Saturday, July 12

6 p.m., Centennial Field, Holy Cross vs St. Lawrence

Sunday, July 13

1 p.m., Mount Pearl vs Feildians, Feildian Grounds

1 p.m., Holy Cross vs St. Lawrence, Centennial Field

YOUTH SOCCER

Province’s U13, U14 girls teams

win silver in Atlantic championships

Newfoundland and Labrador teams won two silver and two bronze medals in Atlantic youth soccer championships over  the weekend.

The province won silver in the girls’ under-13 tournament held in Conception Bay South and the girls’ under-14 event in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Newfoundland won bronze in U13 and U14 boys’ events held in the same locations.

Atlantic U13 championships

At C.B.S. Sunday

Girls

Gold medal-game

N.S. 3, NL 0

GS: N.S. – Teni Akindoju, Madlyn Blinn, Sophia Kienast

Bronze-medal-game

P.E.I. 2, N.B. 0

GS: P.E.I. – Brayden MacEachern (2)

SO: Samantha MacEachern

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Boys

Gold medal-game

N.S. 3, N.B. 1

GS: N.S.– Gustavo Ferrari, Logan Harrington, Matthew Fielding; NB – Ben Mabey

Bronze-medal-game

NL 1, P.E.I. 1 (NL wins in penalty shootout)

GS: NL – Evan Knight; P.E.I. – Kyle Cameron

Note: NL scored on its first three penalty shots; NL goalkeeper Jacob Dyer stopped two penalty shots

Atlantic U14 championships

At Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Girls gold-medal game

N.S. 2, NL 0

Boys bronze-medal game

NL 1, P.E.I. 0

GS: NL – Aaron Greenham

SO: NL – Dylan Crichton

RUGBY

Rock unbeaten as inaugural

Atlantic league season finishes up

The Newfoundland Rock completed a perfect 4-0 season in the newly-formed Atlantic Senior Men’s Rugby League with a 60-15 win over New Brunswick Black Spruce Saturday at the Swilers Rugby Complex in St. John’s.

Patrick McNicholas was a standout, leading the team with two tries and five conversions for 20 points on the day.

Chris Browne and Jason Picco each scored two tries for the winners. Alex Rogers, Bob Rogers, Daniel Lantos and Garrett Cullen scored one try each.

Andy Nyenhuk, Brent Garrish and Emil Sehic had tries for New Brunswick.

Nova Scotia finished the league at 2-2 while New Brunswick was 0-4.

Meanwhile, the Eastern Canadian Rugby Championships open Thursday in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Newfoundland is represented by under-18 and under-16 male teams men, along with under-20 and senior women.

SENIOR BASEBALL

Feildians, Shammies

 post weekend wins

Right fielder Paul George had two hits as Feildians Ellsworth Group defeated the Metro Property Management Knights 6-2 in St. John’s Molson senior baseball Sunday at Smallwood diamond.

Greg Barry (6.2IP, 2R, 8H, 1W, 3K) tossed the win with relief help from John Walsh.

Tyler Holwell (6.1IP, 6R, 8H, 1W, 3K) took the loss. Bandon Jackson finished up for the Knights

Shawn Beson had two hits for the losers.

Saturday

Shamrocks 11, Holy Cross 4

Scott Goosney (6IP, 4R, 3H, 3W, 5K) got the win over Mike Janes (4.1IP, 9R, 8H, 8W, 1K).

Kirk Fleming pitched in relief of Goosney while Gerry Stone finished up for Holy Cross.

Sean Gulliver went three-for-four at the plate for the Trapper John’s Shamrocks. Stoney and James Walsh each had two hits for Holy Cross Trinity Pub.

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STANDINGS

Team    GP    W    L    GB

Shamrocks    7    6    1    -

Feildians    6    5    1    .5

Gonzaga    5    3    2    1.5

Holy Cross    4    2    2    2.5

Knights    7    1    6    5

Storm    5    0    5    5

MIDGET BASEBALL

Capitals take provincial AA crown

St. John’s Capitals defeated Conception Bay North Bulldogs 13-0 Sunday to capture the Pepsi Provincial midget (18-and-under) AA baseball championship.

Andrew Paul pitched a four-hitter and struck out four batters in the mercy-rule shortened, five-inning contest.

St. John’s broke open a 3-0 game with a 10-run fourth. Daniel Rice and John Cooper had two hits each for the Capitals. Bradley Riggs started for the Bulldogs and was relieved by Noah Wilson in the fourth inning.

The Capitals advanced to the final game in the six-team tournament with a 5-3 win over the Conception Bay South Raiders, while Conception Bay North edged the Corner Brook Barons 7-6 in the other semifinal. The Gander Pilots and Mount Pearl Blazers won one game each in the two-pool format.

St. John’s will represent the province at the Atlantic midget AA tournament in Prince Edward Island on the Labour Day weekend.

Tournament awards winners

MVP:  Daniel Rice (St. John’s)

Top pitcher: Riley King (Gander)

Top batter: Michael Clarke (Mount Pearl)

Best defensive player: Zach Coombs (Conception Bay North)

Most spirited player: Tyler Hennessey (Conception Bay South)

Organizations: Capitals, Atlantic Senior Men, Rugby League Swilers Rugby Complex Conception Bay North Feildians Ellsworth Group Metro Property Management Knights 6 Molson Smallwood Conception Bay South Raiders

Geographic location: Charlottetown, Mount Pearl, New Brunswick Prince Edward Island

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