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SIS teams sweep PEISAA AA flag football titles

The Summerside Intermediate School Packers defeated the Summerside Intermediate School Chargers 26-6 in the P.E.I. School Athletic Association AA Girls Flag Football League championship game in Cornwall recently. Members of the Packers are, front row: Hilary Gaudet. Middle row, from left: Trevor Bridges (coach), Mallory Doucette, Megan Rodgers, Brianna McCardle, Lydia Hemphill, Maggie Johnson, Sydney Gallant and Natalie Caron. Back row: Mark Ronahan and Dominique Valle.
The Summerside Intermediate School Packers defeated the Summerside Intermediate School Chargers 26-6 in the P.E.I. School Athletic Association AA Girls Flag Football League championship game in Cornwall recently. Members of the Packers are, front row: Hilary Gaudet. Middle row, from left: Trevor Bridges (coach), Mallory Doucette, Megan Rodgers, Brianna McCardle, Lydia Hemphill, Maggie Johnson, Sydney Gallant and Natalie Caron. Back row: Mark Ronahan and Dominique Valle.

SUMMERSIDE – Summerside Intermediate School (SIS) continued its dominance of P.E.I. School Athletic Association flag football recently.

The Summerside Intermediate School Giants won the P.E.I. School Athletic Association AA Boys Flag Football League championship in Summerside recently. The Giants defeated the SIS Raiders 19-12 in the gold-medal contest. Members of the Giants are, front row, from left: Caleb O'Very, Colby MacArthur, Finn Turner and Charlie Turner. Back row: John Turner (coach), Justin Caron, Ben MacDougall, Colin Goodwin, Austin Arsenault and Kyle Cameron.

SIS teams won a total of seven medals – three gold, three silver and one bronze – in the four divisions of the P.E.I. School Athletic Association flag football AA and A provincial championships. Last season, the Owls earned two gold, three silver and one bronze.

Boys
In AA boys at Eric Johnston Field in Summerside, the SIS Raiders beat Francois Buote in one semifinal 32-31, and the SIS Giants beat Montague 55-12 in the other to set up an all-SIS gold-medal game.
The Giants jumped out to a quick 19-0 lead on touchdowns by Ben MacDougall, Kyle Cameron and a spectacular one-handed grab by Finn Turner. However, the Grade 8 Raiders weren't going to go down without a fight, and two second-half touchdowns by Parker Fisher and Connor Keough cut the Giants’ lead to 19-12.
The undefeated Giants were able to hang on with a critical game-clinching drive that ran out the clock to win their third straight P.E.I. championship. The final score was 19-12.
Montague defeated Francois Buote 51-26 to win the bronze medal.
The Miscouche Mustangs captured their first-ever A boys’ title with a 30-14 win over the SIS 49ers in the gold-medal game.
Both teams advanced with convincing wins – Miscouche beat East Wiltshire 57-27, and the 49ers outlasted Stonepark 39-12. 
East Wiltshire posted a 33-18 win over Stonepark to win the bronze medal.
 
Girls
History was made as Cornwall hosted the girls’ provincials. For the first time ever, one school won gold in both the AA and A girls’ divisions as the SIS Packers and SIS Dolphins capped undefeated seasons.
In AA girls, the Packers, who were runners-up last season, beat the SIS Chargers in a very competitive championship game 26-6.
In the semifinals, the Packers defeated Montague 20-6 while the Chargers won a very exciting game with East Wiltshire in triple overtime.
East Wiltshire beat Montague to claim the bronze medal.
A touchdown pass from Katie Acorn to Andrea Caron on the second-last play of the game gave the Dolphins a thrilling 20-18 victory over East Wiltshire in a very exciting A championship game.
The Dolphins advanced with a win over Stonepark while East Wiltshire beat the SIS Steelers in the other semifinal. 
In the bronze-medal game, the Steelers beat Stonepark.

The Summerside Dolphins pulled out a dramatic 20-18 victory over East Wiltshire in the championship game of the P.E.I. School Athletic Association A Girls Flag Football League in Cornwall recently. Members of the Dolphins are, front row, from left: Chelsea Ellands, Lauren Clark, Katie Acorn and Callie MacAlduff. Back row: Jordyn Connell (coach), Brooke Blanchard, Reghan Betts, Aidan Murphy, Paige Maclean, Andrea Caron and Rob Connell (coach).
The Miscouche Mustangs won their first-ever P.E.I. School Athletic Association A Boys Flag Football League championship in Summerside recently. The Mustangs defeated the Summerside Intermediate School 49ers 30-14 in the final. Members of the Mustangs are, front row, from left: Connor Murphy, Kegan DesRoches, Scott MacDonald (coach), Ryan Murphy, Charlie DesRoches and Connor Murphy. Back row: Cody McCormack, Isaac Arsenault, Keiran Arsenault, Sammy Jones and Jack Reilly.

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