Published on September 01, 2014
Logan McIsaac of BMO Western, right, is challenged by Sean Henderson of St. Johnâ€™s during a 6-0 loss to the capital city squad in semifinal action at the provincial Under-16 boys soccer league final tournament held over the Labour Day weekend.
Published on September 02, 2014
Western won the bronze medal with a 1-0 win over Feildians at the final tournament of the provincial Under-14 boys soccer league. Members of the bronze-winning squad included, from left (front) Will Keating, Nyc Pappas, Michael White, Riley Chin, Andrew Antle, Alex Deveau, Liam Smith and Braden Ryan; (back) coach Doug Sweetapple, Colin Hulan, Riley Rafferty, Ryan McFarlane, Andrew Burden, Adam Canning, Brent Eason, Ryan McNeil-Lamswood, Mike Morgan, Evan Gallant and coach Robert Mitrovic.
CORNER BROOK Western had to settle for bronze with a 1-0 victory over Feildians at the final tournament of the provincial Under-14 boys soccer league.
Brent Eason scored the gameâ€™s only goal and Adam Canning posted the shutout Sunday at King George V Pitch in St. Johnâ€™s.
Ryan Lamswood won the Hard Hat Award for Western in the bronze-medal showdown, while Canning got the nod as MVP and Andrew Antle picked up the Most Spirited Player honour for the boys from western Newfoundland.
St. Johnâ€™s earned the right to represent Newfoundland at the 2014 U14 Club Nationals Oct. 8-13 in Prince Edward Island by downing Mount Pearl 2-1 in the battle for gold.
Jacob Grant and Liam Chislett scored for the winners.
Aaron Greenham scored for Mount Pearl.
Western lost 2-1 to St. Johnâ€™s in one of two semifinal matches played Saturday, while Mount Pearl earned a berth in the final as a result of a 9-0 shellacking of Feildians.
Evan Gallant scored on a penalty shot for Westernâ€™s only goal with a berth in the final on the line.
Western U16 finish out of medals
Meanwhile, Western finished in fourth place overall in provincial U16 boys soccer league play after a 2-0 loss to Mount Pearl in the bronze-medal showdown Sunday morning.
Jonathan Joyce and Paul Holley dented the mesh for the winners.
Ethan Allen got the nod as Westernâ€™s Most Valuable Player, while Evan Rouzes earned the Most Spirited Player honour for his team.
Western lost 6-0 to St. Johnâ€™s in one of two semifinal matchups used to determine the finalists, while Feildians shaded Mount Pearl 2-0 in the other matchup Saturday of the top four.
St. Johnâ€™s downed Feildians by a 3-1 spread in the final to earn the right to represent Newfoundland and Labrador at the 2014 U16 Club Nationals being hosted staged Oct. 8-13 in Mount Pearl.