Even Stevens

P.E.I. un­der-13s ties again, un­der-14s lose in At­lantic cham­pi­onship ac­tion Fri­day in Char­lot­te­town

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

Two games and two ties for the P.E.I. un­der-13 team at the un­der-13 and un­der-14 girls At­lantic soc­cer championships Fri­day in Char­lot­te­town.

P.E.I. tied Nova Sco­tia 2-2 af­ter P.E.I. car­ried a 2-1 lead into half­time on two goals by Paige Ma­cLean only countered by a goal from Nova Sco­tia’s Jenna Turner.

But N.S.’s Ciera Oliver Dares tied the game in the sec­ond frame and nei­ther team could pot the win­ner.

P.E.I. and Nova Sco­tia are tied for sec­ond at 0-0-2 (two points each), while New Brunswick leads the standings at 1-0-1 (four points) and New­found­land and Labrador is fourth at 0-1-1 (one point).

N.B. shutout New­found­land and Labrador 2-0 thanks to goals from Alex­sis Roy and Meghan Cole.

Games con­tinue Satur­day be­gin­ning at 10 a.m. when P.E.I. faces New Brunswick, then at noon N.L and N.S. face-off.

In un­der-14, P.E.I. lost to Nova Sco­tia on two goals by Misha Fleet. Carly Thomp­son had the Is­land goal.

Nova Sco­tia moved to 2-0 (six points) in the round robin, while P.E.I. fell to 0-1-1 (one point). New­found­land and Labrador de­feated New Brunswick 2-0 on two scores by Bre­anna Gil­more and is in sec­ond place with a 1-0-1 record. N.B. is last at 0-2-0.

Satur­day, P.E.I. tan­gles with N.B. at 2 p.m. and N.L. and N.S. fight it out at 4 p.m.

All games are at UPEI.

Boys

In Cor­ner Brook, N.L., the un­der-14 P.E.I. boys team de­feated Nova Sco­tia 4-1 on Thurs­day with goals from Sam Akin­sola, Tony Nguyen (2) and Ju­lian Jones. They lost a close 1-0 game Fri­day ver­sus New­found­land and Labrador. A win to­day puts them in the fi­nal.

The un­der-13 squad tied 1-1 with Nova Sco­tia on Thurs­day with Liam Woods scor­ing a screamer. They bested New­found­land and Labrador 2-1 on Fri­day af­ter be­ing down 1-0 with goals from Jack Roberts and James Doucette. A win or a tie ver­sus New Brunswick puts them in the fi­nal.

Ciera Oliver Dares (#6) of Nova Sco­tia looks to get around de­fender Sophia Li of P.E.I. in un­der-13 girls At­lantic cham­pi­onship ac­tion Fri­day at UPEI. The teams tied 2-2.

Ciera Oliver Dares of Nova Sco­tia, far right, breaks out down the side­line as So­phie Free­man of P.E.I. tries to de­fend in un­der-13 girls At­lantic cham­pi­onship ac­tion Fri­day at UPEI. The teams tied 2-2.

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