SUMMERSIDE – The Summerside United will play for the Subway P.E.I. Under-18 Girls Soccer League (Premier Division) championship.
The United will meet the Hillsborough United at UPEI on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 8:15 p.m. This will be a matchup of the top two teams in the regular season. Summerside finished in first place at 6-1-2 (won-lost-tied), and second-place Hillsborough was three points back at 5-2-2.
Both teams are 2-0 in the playoffs, with Summerside outscoring its opposition 8-1 and Hillsborough scoring five goals while allowing just one in the post-season.
Summerside clinched its berth in the final with a 6-0 victory over the Winsloe/Charlottetown Royals at Eric Johnston Field on Tuesday night.
Heidi Lauwerijssen opened the scoring in the seventh minute, Abby Christopher made it 2-0 in the 15th minute and Lauwerijssen, with her second of the first off on a penalty kick in the 31st minute, sent Summerside into halftime up 3-0.
Hilarie Gaudet extended Summerside’s lead to 4-0 in the 50th minute, and Lauwerijssen scored two more in the 59th and 70th minutes to complete the hat trick.
Kyrsten Coyle earned the clean sheet for Summerside.