Souris defeats Coyotes 4-0 in gold-medal game
CORNWALL – The Souris Spartans defeated the Evangeline Coyotes 4-0 to win the PaperFlow Prince Edward Island School Athletic Association Senior A Boys Soccer League championship here on Saturday.
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Jason Gallant, left, of the Evangeline Coyotes and Austin McNally of the Souris Spartans go up for the header in the gold-medal game of the P.E.I. School Athletic Association Senior A Boys Soccer League in Cornwall on Saturday afternoon.
The senior A medal games were all played at the Terry Fox Complex.
Thomas Bruce opened the scoring 35 minutes into the game and the score remained 1-0 until the 73-minute mark, when Matthew MacInnis scored as Evangeline started to push forward for the equalizer.
Austin McNally and Colby Mooney scored insurance markers in the final two minutes.
This was a spirited game as top-ranked Evangeline was assessed two yellow and one red card, and second-place Souris was assessed a yellow card.
James Murphy scored two goals to lead the Kensington Torchmen to a 2-0 victory over the Charlottetown Rural Raiders in the bronze-medal game.
Murphy broke through the Rural defence and placed a low shot past the keeper 15 minutes in to give KISH the earlier lead.
After several chances by both teams, Murphy scored his second goal with 13 minutes left in the game.
It was a spirited contest as Rural received three yellow cards and KISH had to play a man down for the final 10 minutes after receiving a red card.
Margaret Cameron scored four minutes into the second overtime half to lead Charlottetown Rural to a 4-3 victory over Colonel Gray in a back-and-forth contest.
Juli MacMillan opened the scoring with five minutes left in the first half for Charlottetown Rural.
Kendra Craswell tied it 15 minutes into the second half on a low drive. Kaitlin Smith gave the Raiders the lead back 10 minutes later, but Victoria Barbour would score the equalizer at the 82nd-minute mark.
Smith put Rural up again nine minutes into the first overtime half, but Barbour replied just before the first overtime half ended, setting the stage for Cameron’s game-winning goal.
The Kinkora Blazers defeated the Montague Vikings 5-3 to win the bronze-medal game.
Montague put pressure on the Kinkora defence early, but could not capitalize on several chances.
Briar Roberts broke along the right side to bury a well-placed shot to the far post and give Kinkora a 1-0 lead around the halfway point in the first half. Roberts scored three more times in the first half to give Kinkora a 4-0 lead at the break.
In the second half, a desperate Montague team pushed a few players forward with 20 minutes left, and it paid off with a goal by Jory Donovan with 15 minutes to go. Sarah MacVarish scored for Montague with nine minutes left, and Alana Van Wiechen brought Montague within a goal three minutes later.
With Montague pushing forward, Kinkora was able to get through the Montague defence and score an insurance marker with two minutes left.