Local teams fare well at provincial high school tournaments
high school teams are holding there own at a number of
OFSAA tournaments being played throughout the province
St. Peter Knights senior grls rugby team completed their
comback from an opening torunament loss at the AAAA/AAA
championships in Waterloo by winning the consolation final
with a 12-7 win over the number one ranked team in the
province from Oakville-Trafallgar.
losing their opening opening game Pickering 19-5, the
Knights reeled off three straight wins over Strathroy
(21-0), Blessed Cardinal Newman (24-0) and Mayfield (12-7)
to earn a spot in the consolation final. Oakville was
upset by Bluevale 6-3 in their second game to end up in
the consolation bracket.
St. Peter Knights boys team also lost their opening game
at the AAAA/AAA OFSAA rugby tournament at Twin Elm Park
in Ottawa. After losing 31 14 to Regiopolis on Wednesday,
the Knights were able to gather themselves and defeat
Upper Canada 10-0 on Thursday afternoon.
their tournament came to an end Thursday afternoon when
they lost 17-0 to Lorne Park Secondary School from Mississauga.
the girls AA soccer championships in Tecumseh on Thursday,
the Cairine Wilson Wildcats lost their opening round robin
game to the number one ranked team in the province from
St. Martin High School 2-0, but managed to bounce back
to defeat St. Mary Catholic Secondary School 1-0 in the
afternoon game. With two games left today they still have
a shot at making the playoffs.
fourth area team gunning for a provincial chamoionship
is the Louis Riel Rebelles senior girls soccer team which
is representing the National Capital region at the AAA
championships in Windsor.
Rebelles got off to a great start on Thursday downing
James Catholic High School from Guelph 5-3 on goals from
Kaitlyn Ball, Sydney St. Germain and Arielle Kabangu who
registered a hat trick.
then went out and scored two goals in the afternoon game
to lead the Rebelles to a 3-0 win over St. Patrick High
School. Christine Rebus had the Rebelles other goal.
8:30 a.m., June 7)
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