Published on September 01, 2014
Logan McIsaac of BMO Western, right, is challenged by Sean Henderson of St. John‚Äôs 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 game‚Äôs only goal and Adam Canning posted the shutout Sunday at King George V Pitch in St. John‚Äôs.
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. John‚Äôs 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. John‚Äôs 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 Western‚Äôs 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 Western‚Äôs Most Valuable Player, while Evan Rouzes earned the Most Spirited Player honour for his team.
Western lost 6-0 to St. John‚Äôs 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. John‚Äôs 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.