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Summerside Intermediate, Hernewood nab PEISAA intermediate soccer titles


Goals hard to come by in gold-medal games

SUMMERSIDE – Prince County teams captured two P.E.I. School Athletic Association intermediate soccer championships on Monday.

The Summerside Intermediate School Owls outscored the Kensington Torchettes 4-2 in penalty kicks, after the teams failed to score a goal through regulation time and two five-minute overtime periods in the AA girls’ title game at Eric Johnston Field.
Meanwhile, at Three Oaks Senior High School’s Bus Depot pitch, the Hernewood Huskies shut out Souris 2-0 to take the intermediate A girls’ crown.
Three bronze-medal games were also played in Summerside on Monday. Summerside Intermediate topped Hernewood 4-0 in AA boys; Evangeline pulled out a 1-0 decision over M.E. Callaghan in A boys, and Morell topped Athena 3-0 in A girls.

The Summerside Intermediate School Owls won the P.E.I. School Athletic Association Intermediate AA Girls Soccer League championship at Eric Johnston Field in Summerside on Monday afternoon. The Owls edged the Kensington Torchettes 1-0 in penalty. Members of the Owls are, front row, from left: Kristyn Taylor, Maddy MacPherson, Ava Pomeroy, Kailyn Gallant, Aaliyah MacDonald, Lana Gillis and Elizabeth Smith. Back row: Sara Pauptit (coach), Sydney Cameron, Mya Goesseells, Jaelynn Oatway, Ardyn Hardy, Hannah Somers, Paige MacLean, Lauren Clark, Brooke Blanchard, Anna Smith, Reghan Betts, Ella Donovan and Kathy Gillis (coach).
The Summerside Intermediate School Owls won the P.E.I. School Athletic Association Intermediate AA Girls Soccer League championship at Eric Johnston Field in Summerside on Monday afternoon. The Owls edged the Kensington Torchettes 1-0 in penalty. Members of the Owls are, front row, from left: Kristyn Taylor, Maddy MacPherson, Ava Pomeroy, Kailyn Gallant, Aaliyah MacDonald, Lana Gillis and Elizabeth Smith. Back row: Sara Pauptit (coach), Sydney Cameron, Mya Goesseells, Jaelynn Oatway, Ardyn Hardy, Hannah Somers, Paige MacLean, Lauren Clark, Brooke Blanchard, Anna Smith, Reghan Betts, Ella Donovan and Kathy Gillis (coach).

SIS 1 Kensington 0 (penalty kicks)
Paige MacLean, Ardyn Hardy, Brooke Blanchard and Lana Gillis scored for the Owls in penalty kicks. Mya Moffatt and Amelia Murphy countered for the Torchettes, who had the closest call in overtime when Bri Hughes rang a shot off the post early in the second extra period.
Lauren Clark was the winning keeper.
The win capped an undefeated season for the Owls, who went 3-0-2 (won-lost-tied) in the regular season and shut out Queen Charlotte 3-0 in the semifinals.
Owls coach Sara Pauptit praised the commitment and desire of her team.
“This is the first team I’ve coached in a long time that was willing to come to practice, work hard and they wanted to learn,” said Stewart.
Kensington coach Blair Murphy added, “We were really good in the first half, hit a wall in the second half and in penalty kicks it’s anyone’s game.”
Murphy praised the Owls, and noted they were deserving of their victory.

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The Hernewood Huskies defeated Souris 2-0 in the P.E.I. School Athletic Association Intermediate A Girls Soccer League’s gold-medal game at Three Oaks Senior High School in Summerside on Monday. Members of the Huskies are keeper Amelia Desroche, front, and kneeling, from left: Jorja McLellan, Savannah Perry, Gracie Ramsay, Jasmyn Coughlin, Courtney Silliker and Brooke Bootland. Back row: Lincoln Rix (coach), Ella Collins, Ella Hudson, Avery Noye, Skyla Jeffery, Chloe Gallant, Kira Costain, Erin Rennie, Kayla MacArthur and Janelle Perry (coach).
The Hernewood Huskies defeated Souris 2-0 in the P.E.I. School Athletic Association Intermediate A Girls Soccer League’s gold-medal game at Three Oaks Senior High School in Summerside on Monday. Members of the Huskies are keeper Amelia Desroche, front, and kneeling, from left: Jorja McLellan, Savannah Perry, Gracie Ramsay, Jasmyn Coughlin, Courtney Silliker and Brooke Bootland. Back row: Lincoln Rix (coach), Ella Collins, Ella Hudson, Avery Noye, Skyla Jeffery, Chloe Gallant, Kira Costain, Erin Rennie, Kayla MacArthur and Janelle Perry (coach).

At the SIS field, the Owls, who received shutout netminding from Evan Hume, scored two goals in each half.
Lahayi Masarabakiza (2), Evan Aylward and Cole Hemphill found the back of the net.

Evangeline 1 M.E. Callaghan 0
Also at the SIS pitch, Brent Arsenault’s goal in the 38th minute after a scoreless first half was all the offence Evangeline keeper Nico Durant would require.

Morell 3 Athena 0
At Athena Consolidated School, Carmen MacVane staked Morell to a 1-0 lead over Athena at halftime, and Alexis Myers scored two goals six minutes apart in the second half to put the game out of reach.
Emma McNally earned the shutout.

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