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LOCAL BRIEFS: Holy Cross, Feildians in Page 1-2 women’s soccer playoff game

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Fine outing for Feildians’ Walsh in senior baseball play

To nobody’s surprise, it will be Holy Cross-Avalon Ford and Feildians-Green Sleeves in the all-important Page Playoff 1-2 game as the provincial Jubilee Trophy women’s soccer championship opens Friday in St. John’s.

Jubilee Championship Weekend will be played at King George V Park, where the Crusaders and Double Blues get things going 6 p.m. Friday. The winner goes directly to Sunday’s final and gets a day of rest, while the loser will play in Saturday’s 2 p.m. semifinal, against the winner of a Mount Pearl-C.B.S. game. That latter game is 8:15 Friday night.

Regardless who wins the provincial championship — the final is 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon — the two teams in the last game will be playing in the national championship which kicks off Oct. 9 in St. John’s as Newfoundland and Labrador has two entries.

Breen’s Jubilee Trophy

(final 2019 standings)


Team               GP       W        L          E          Pts       GF        GA

Holy Cross      18       16       2          0          48       121     3

Feildians         18       14       3          1          43       78       13

C.B.S.              18       4          13       1          13       23       83

St. John’s U17 8          3          4          1          10       8          22

Mount Pearl   17       2          14       1          7          9          85

Paradise U17 3          0          3          0          0          1          34

Top scorers

Player, team                           GP       G

Jessie Noseworthy, HC          14       29

Stacey Hanlon, F                    15       22

Malorie Harris, HC                13       17

Teri Murphy, HC                   10       13

Zoe Rowe, F                            6          9

Julie Crocker, HC                   10       9

Morgan Fitzgerald, F             11       9


Alex Walsh enjoyed a stellar outing on the hill in St. John’s Molson senior baseball Wednesday, scattering five hits and striking out seven in a complete-game effort as Feildians beat OMT Shamrocks 8-1 in one of two games at St. Pat’s Ball Park.

Scott Goosney (3.1, 7H, 8R, 3ER, 0BB, 2K), the first of three Shamrocks pitchers, was tagged with the loss. Zach Fitzpatrick (2.2IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 2BB, 3K) and Bernie Morgan (1.0IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 2K) also saw mound duty.

Adam Lawlor collected two hits for the winners. Redmond Hunt had two of the five hits off Walsh.

In another game, Gerald Butt had three hits and scored a pair of runs as RMM Gonzaga Vikings defeated the Knights 6-4.

Dan Connors (5.0IP, 9H, 4R, 4ER, 2BB, 6K) got the win, and Ben Kennedy (2.0IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 6K) came on the for the save.

A.J. Whiffen (6.0IP, 10H, 6R, 3ER, 0BB, 5K, 1HBP) went the distance in taking the loss. Whiffen also had a couple of hits.

In an intermediate game Tuesday night at Smallwood Drive Ball Park, David Bugden pitched the win and Jacob Baker came in for the save as Knights defeated Shamrocks 8-7. Mike Molloy started and was tagged with the loss. Ben Murphy finished up. Nick Williams, Connor Swain, Brandon Knight and Ryan Hounsell each collected two hits for the Knights, Dylan McKenzie and Peter Cornick both had three hits for the Shammies. Brad Porter had a pair.   

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