Be­langer hosts 2A provin­cials

A week­end of soc­cer saw Holy Name of Mary Academy claim ti­tle at tour­na­ment in Co­droy Val­ley.

The Gulf News (Port aux Basques) - - Front Page - BY BRYAN TAIT bryan.tait@tc.tc

The Be­langer Blaz­ers hosted the girls 2A soc­cer provin­cials Oct. 14 and 15.

Six schools from across the province par­tic­i­pated in the tour­na­ment, with Holy Name of Mary Academy of Lawn tak­ing the ti­tle with a 3-0 win of Cop­per Ridge Academy out of Baie Verte.

In one semi­fi­nal, Holy Name of Mary edged St. Joseph’s Academy of Lanaline 2-1.

The other semi­fi­nal saw Cop­per Ridge shut out St. Joseph’s All Grade of Ter­renceville 1-0.

The host Blaz­ers didn’t manage a win dur­ing the week­end, but kept their games close. That included a tough 6-5 loss to the even­tual cham­pi­ons.

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Be­langer’s Jas­mine O’Quinn, left, looks back as her team­mate Han­nah Do­minie works the ball near Val­mont’s net.

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An­gela MacNeil tries to find an open­ing against Val­mont.

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Be­langer’s Cheyenne Cote pushes the ball up the field in a game against Val­mont Academy Oct. 14. The Blaz­ers lost the match 2-0.

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Jas­mine O’Quinn re­ceived the sports­man­ship award for Be­langer.

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Be­langer goalie Emma Ryan made some big saves in her team’s game against Val­mont.

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