Prince Edward Island will play for fifth place today in men’s soccer at the Canada Games in Sherbrooke, Que.
The Island team advanced with a 2-1 victory in penalty kicks 5-3.
Lucas Holmes scored early in the first minute of the game while New Brunswick tied it in the 83rd minute.
They play Alberta today at 1:30 p.m. Atlantic.
P.E.I. defeated Northwest Territories 2-0 (21-19, 22-20) in men’s beach volleyball. The team consists of Kendal Steele and Alec Parise.
The Island’s women’s team of Sydney Foy and Taylor Walsh defeated Newfoundland and Labrador 2-1 (20-22, 21-18, 15-12).
P.E.I. finished last in the 10-team field in 1:04.44. The team includes Alexander MacKay, Alex Neuffer and Martin Sobey.
Colby Currie received a standing ovation during the single scull men’s consolation final.
He flipped his boat during the race, but got back in and finished the course.
"I trained all year for the Canada Games and I wanted to finish and leave nothing behind," Currie said after the race.
He finished last in 12:34 while Josh Ilse won in 8:35.
The men’s quadruple sculls team of Travis Cheverie, Nathan Gibson, Sam Mallett and Jordan Rose finished last in the consolation final in 7:18.41. Quebec won the three-boat race in 6:22.47.
The women’s quadruple team of Brooke Currie, Jaime MacKinnon, Lauren Murray and Aleya Quilty finished 8:16.31. Nova Scotia won the four-boat race in 7:17.35.
P.E.I. lost 20-9 to New Brunswick in the epee team fencing event and 20-6 to Quebec in sabre event.
It was the first time the team has competed outside of the Maritimes.
Newfoundland and Labrador closed the first quarter on a 16-4 run to defeat P.E.I. 64-53 in women’s basketball action.
The loss leaves the Island in last place.
Victoria Barbour had 12 points and eight rebounds to pace the Island squad.
Maria Walsh and Jessica Patenaude each had nine points. Patenaude added eight rebounds.
Action concludes today with the closing ceremonies tonight.
Athletics team member Emma Martin said the week has been“amazing.
“I don’t want it to end,” she said.
The closing ceremonies will be televised tonight on TSN2 from 9:30 to 1:30 p.m. (Atlantic). It will also be webcast, starting at 9:30 p.m., at http://www.canadagames.tv/
Today’s schedule (all times Atlantic)
Final round, 8:30 a.m.
Mixed team event, 10:30 a.m.
Light weight women’s double sculls, 11 a.m.
Men’s double sculls consolation final, 11:40 a.m.
Women’s double sculls consolation final, 1:20 a.m.
P.E.I. vs. Alberta, 1:30 p.m.