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Newfoundland and Labrador U18 boys soccer team was consistently good at Atlantic Showcase

The Newfoundland and Labrador boys under-18 team celebrates after winning the Atlantic Showcase tourney Sunday in Halifax. The team went 3-0, winning each of its game by 4-0 scores.
The Newfoundland and Labrador boys under-18 team celebrates after winning the Atlantic Showcase tourney Sunday in Halifax. The team went 3-0, winning each of its game by 4-0 scores. - Submitted

They go 3-0 in Halifax tourney; N.L. girls finish 2-1

Newfoundland and Labrador was nothing but consistent in finishing first in the boys’ division in the Atlantic Under-18 Soccer Showcase held over the weekend in Halifax.

The Newfoundland team went 3-0 in the four-team round-robin event, winning all of its games by 4-0 scores.

The Showcase is a spring competition largely designed as a promotion for players looking to advance to university and collegiate competition.

In the women’s division, N.L. finished 2-1, its lone loss coming against host Nova Scotia, which went 3-0.

Members of the Newfoundland U18 boys team include Adnan Alnmin, Hashem Khalifa, Josh Power, Ethan Haywood, Alex Dolomount, Colin Connors, Eric Knight, Evan Knight, Owen Sheppard, Aaron Budgell, Aiden Mills, Riley Kelloway and Jacob Dyer of St. John’s; Matt Davis of Conception Bay South, Cabhan O’Keefe of Clarenville, Cam Flynn of Mount Pearl, Eric Ardis of Coley’s Point and Will Gamperl of Portugal Cove.

Dyer and Kelloway, the team’s goalkeepers, shared all three shutouts.

Connors, who totaled five goals at the event, and Sheppard, who had four, each scored at least one goal in all three games
The N.L. U18 women’s lineup include Abbie Betts, Alex Murphy, Alyssa Jenkins, Anna James, Ashley O’Neil, Beth Hynes, Chloe McKeown, Hayley Peters, and Mackenzie Hiscock of St. John’s; Sarah Woodford and Zoe Rowe of Conception Bay South, Anna Edwards of Outer Cove, Amanda Pearcey of Torbay, Danielle Noseworthy of Paradise, Olivia Ryan of Burin Bay Arm and Sarah Jones of Marystown. 
Rowe led the team with four goals, while Pearcey posted a pair of shutouts.

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Newfoundland and Labrador results

Boys

• N.L.  4, Nova Scotia 0

N.L. GS: Owen Sheppard (2), Alex Dolomont, Colin Connors

• N.L. 4, P.E.I. 0

N.L. GS Colin Connors (2), Owen Sheppard, own goal

• N.L. 4, New Brunswick 0
N.L. GS: Colin Connors (2), Will Gamperl, Owen Sheppard


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Girls

• Nova Scotia 2, N.L. 1

N.L. GS: Zoe Rowe

• N.L. 5, P.E.I 0

N.L. GS: Zoe Rowe (3), Ashley O’Neill, Hayley Peters

Shutout: Amanda Pearcey

• N.L. 2, New Brunswick

N.L. GS: Hayley Peters, Sarah Jones

Shutout: Amanda Pearcey
 

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