Nova Scotia victorious in girls final
New Brunswick won the gold medal at the boys' under-14 Atlantic All-Star Soccer Championships in the eighth round of penalty kicks Sunday in Charlottetown.
George Gbonghor gave Nova Scotia a 1-0 lead in the third minute of the game before Aidan McFarland tied it in the 14th minute.
New Brunswick keeper Alex Cormier was substituted into the game in the last minute for penalty kicks. He made three key saves to lead his team to victory. Newfoundland and Labrador defeated Prince Edward Island 1-0 in the bronze medal game.
Aaron Greenham scored the winner with less than three minutes remaining and Sam Hawes recorded the shutout.
Tie breakers were needed to set up the medal games following Saturday's action. Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and P.E.I. were all tied with three points. It required a penalty shootout between Newfoundland and Labrador and New Brunswick to decide who would go on to play for gold on Sunday. New Brunswick won the shootout 5-4.
Mae Batherson opened the scoring in the 51st minute and Josie Oickle added the insurance marker in the 58th minute for the victory as Nova Scotia defeated Newfoundland and Labrador 2-0.
Haley Kardas and Hannah Allen shared the shutout.
Gia Green scored in the 29th minute of the first half and her goal proved to be the winner as P.E.I. captured the bronze medals with a 1-0 victory over New Brunswick.
Rachel MacAuley and Adele Arsenault shared the shutout.
The Island girls scored a 2-0 shutout victory over New Brunswick to win the bronze medal game Sunday in St. John’s, N.L.
The boys team avenged a 9-0 loss to the host squad in round robin play by tying the bronze medal game in the 38th minute and send the game to penalty kicks to decide the winner. Newfoundland and Labrador edged the Island squad to capture bronze.