The matchups are set for today’s Subway Provincial Cup Finals at the Eastern Eagles Soccer Complex in Montague.
The host club will be well represented in the finals. The under-14 Eastern Eagles girl’s team defeated Central Queens 3-1 in semifinal play. The score was 0-0 at halftime. Savannah Vandenberghe scored in the 51st minute for her first of two goals. Meagan MacDonald replied but Vandenberghe got the game winner in the 56th minute. Lily Levesque rounded out the scoring in the 75th minute. The Eagles will face the Eliot River Ramblers in a 10 a.m. kickoff. The Ramblers defeated Kensington 4-0 in the semifinal. Nellie Wood had the shutout while Makayla Larsen recorded the hat trick and Miah Donahue had a single marker.
In the under-14 boys division, the Eagles will also face a Rambler squad at 9:30 a.m. The Eagles advanced to the finals with convincing 5-0 victory over the Winsloe-Charlottetown Royals F.C. Jacob MacEachern provided a hat trick and Steve McGeogan and Braden Stewart had singles. Jake Matheson recorded the shutout. The Ramblers needed extra time to get past Central Queens. Ryan Clory got the winning goal in overtime.
The Clippers’ Bryce Doiron scored off a free kick with seven minutes left in regulation to force overtime. Drew Nelson had put the Ramblers ahead in the 22nd minute.
The third team representing the host club is the under-16 boys. They got to the championship game with a 4-0 victory over the Souris Lamplighters. Michael Vanderzwaag scored two goals with singles from Drew Christensen and Daniel Timen.
The Eagles will face a Stratford club that needed extra time to get past the RC United squad 6-2. Stratford’s Zach Zanayie and United’s Jonah MacMillan each scored a pair of goals during regulation time to send the game into extra time. Zanayie scored to tie the game with eight minutes left in regulation time to send the game into extra time and continued his good scoring form with two more in extra time to help seal the victory. Connor Jinks had the other two goals in extra time to send his team to the finals. Game time is 11:30 a.m.
The under-16 girls final (noon) has the regular season champions, Kensington Thunder, against the WC Royals F.C. Both teams used shutout goaltending to reach the finals with 1-0 victories.
The Thunder advanced when Amy Blackett scored the only goal of the game three minutes into the second half. Shelby Sudsbury recorded the shutout. The Royals got their single goal from Tess MacMillan and the shutout from Samantha MacAdam.
The last game of the day will see RC United play the Morell Strikers in the under-18 girls division.
United defeated Stratford 5-0 in round robin playoff action while Morell was also able to win 2-0 over Stratford in the round robin.
The teams tied 0-0 when they met during the regular season and both teams’ goaltenders shutting out their opponents in round robin action sets up the final where a single goal might clinch the championship. Game time is 1:30 p.m.