Soccer Saturday in Harbour Grace
The Conception Bay North soccer association recently held a very successful “ Soccer Saturday” in Harbour Grace. It was the conslusion to another season of Tim Hortons Timbits indoor minor soccer at Harbour Grace Primary School. Champions were crowned in four divisions during the April 9 event.
Those in the ages 9-10 division were: Front (l-r) – Brandon Linthorne, Maggie Janes, Abdullah Raheem, Benjamin Burke, Joshua Mercer, Jonathan Narine, Faith Clarke, Kaitlan Graper and Patrick Donnelly; back – Colin Rossiter, Lucas Baker, Bradley Hearn, Ryan Sheppard, Kaitlyn Howell, Julia Young, Makaila Murray, Jessica Murphy, Lauren Shepherd and Jessica Young. England defeated France 8-5 in the championship game. Scoring for England were: Bradley Hearn (4), Lucas Baker (3) and Lauren Sheppard; for France, it was Joshua Mercer, Abdullah Raheem, Brandon Linthorne, Faith Clarke and one team goal.
Those in the ages 4-6 division included: Front (l-r) – Jack Bailey, Noah Lahey, Marcus O’Leary, Jordan King, Leah Baker, Rebecca Lockyer, Alex Skehen, Mackaila Jensen, Felica Jensen, Haley Dawe, Mya Johnson, Drew Deering, Kelsey King, Spencer Mewman and Lily Williams; back – Leeland Anderson (guest referee), Drake Rose, Nolan Swain, Blake Vaters, Brianna Mercer, Gavin Janes, Philip Seely, Jacob O’Leary, Riley Sheppard, Clara O’Keefe, Rilan Swain and Debbie Hiscock ( Tim Hortons). Brazil defeated Italy in a shootout to win the division. Scoring for Brazil were the following: Alex Skehen (2), Haley Dawe and Marcus O’Leary; scoring for Italy were: Gavin Janes (four goals).
Participants in the ages 11-12 division included: Front (l-r) – Mitchell Murphy, McKenzie King, Abdullah Raheem, Kyle Lynch, Jeremy Swain and Nigel Green; back – Sarah Pynn (coach), Jordan Mercer, Jared Slade, Stephen McDonald, Peter King, Cody Vaters and Nick Green (coach).Missing from photo were Taylor Janes and Tyler Burton. Spain defeated Germany 4-3 in the final. Goal scorers for Spain were: Cody Vaters (2), Stephen McDonald and Taylor Janes; for Germany, it was: Jeremy Swain, Kyle Lynch and Abdullah Raheen.
Those in the ages 7-8 division include: Front (l-r) – Trista Emberley, Alaina King, Alexander Harris, Matthew Murphy, Reid Deering and Reanna Carpenter; back – Zachery Wheadon, Oliver Harris, Joseph Harris, Kaleb Parsons, Carter Nicholson, Paige Emberley, Rachel Snow, Keelin Nyman, Devon Mullaly and Marcus Seely. The Celtics defeated the Shannons 2-0 in the championship, with Devon Mullaly scoring both goals.