Sen­tinels lose out in semi-fi­nals of Con­fed­er­a­tion Cup

The Compass - - SPORTS -

Car­bon­ear Col­le­giate had the best show­ing at the Con­fed­er­a­tion Cup among the two lo­cals teams that par­tic­i­pated, reach­ing the tier II semi- fi­nals of the 27- team tour­na­ment held from Feb. 7-12.

The Sen­tinels ran into even­tual cham­pi­ons, the North­hum­ber­land High Nighthawks, drop­ping a close 4-2 decision in the play­off game.

The Car­bon­ear team got goals from Jesse Mor­ris and Greg Don­nelly, while Jared Watt, Dustin Bowron, Brett Con­nors and Craig Mat­te­son replied for the Nova Sco­tia team.

It was Car­bon­ear who ended the run of the As­cen­sion Col­le­giate Astrols of Bay Roberts in the tour­na­ment.

Get­ting goals from Greg Don­nelly ( 2 ) , C o lin Thomas ( 2) and Matthew Legge, the Sen­tinels soundly beat the Astros 5- 1 in a cross­over play­off game. Brady Bar­rett had the lone goal for As­cen­sion.

Car­bon­ear fin­ished the roundrobin with a record of two wins, one loss and one tie, with wins over Holy Trin­ity ( 4- 2) and In­ver­ness ( 7- 5). The Sen­tinels dropped a 2- 1 deci- sion to Leo Burke High and tied Dorset High 3-3.

As­cen­sion went 3-1 prior to the loss to Car­bon­ear, beat­ing Gan­der Col­le­giate (6-5), Corner Brook High Gold (9-1) and Pear­son Academy (63 ) . T h e A st r o s l o s s cam e to Parkview High (5-2).

Sports­man­ship awards were given out to a player from each team in the tour­na­ment. Cody Bat­ten picked up the award for As­cen­sion, whi l e Greg King picked up the award for Car­bon­ear Col­le­giate.

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