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United teams win two divisions

West Prince Storm keeper Skyla Jeffery kicks the ball during play in the championship game of the Under-13 Girls First Division in the Summerside United Soccer Club’s annual kickoff tournament on Sunday afternoon. Jeffery earned the shutout as West Prince defeated the Eliot River Ramblers 2-0 at Eric Johnston Field.
West Prince Storm keeper Skyla Jeffery kicks the ball during play in the championship game of the Under-13 Girls First Division in the Summerside United Soccer Club’s annual kickoff tournament on Sunday afternoon. Jeffery earned the shutout as West Prince defeated the Eliot River Ramblers 2-0 at Eric Johnston Field.

SUMMERSIDE – It was a big weekend for the host Summerside United Soccer Club.

Summerside United keeper Lauren Clark cleanly handles a shot during the Under-13 Girls Premier Division championship game of the Summerside United Soccer Club’s annual kickoff tournament. The United defeated the Winsloe/Charlottetown Royals 2-0 at Eric Johnston Field on Sunday afternoon.

Summerside teams won two of the six divisions, and finished runners-up in two categories, as the United held its annual kickoff tournament at Eric Johnston Field and Three Oaks Senior High School.
United squads won the Under-13 Premier Girls Division and the Under-11 Girls Division while posting runner-up performances in under-11 girls and the Second Division of under-13 girls.
Other gold-medal winners were the Sherwood-Parkdale Rangers in under-11 boys; West Prince Storm in under-13 girls (First Division); Antigonish Celtics in under-13 boys (First Division), and Central Queens in under-13 girls (Second Division).
Overall, 19 teams, including 17 from P.E.I., took part in the three-day event.
Following is a recap of each championship game, which were all played at Eric Johnston Field on Sunday:

Under-13 Girls
Premier Division
Summerside 2 Winsloe/Charlottetown Royals 0

Lindsay Stewart and Kristyn Taylor found the back of the net for the United while Lauren Clark recorded the clean sheet in goal.
Summerside led 1-0 at halftime.

First Division
West Prince 2 Eliot River Ramblers 0

Skyla Jeffery provided the Storm with shutout goaltending, and Brooke Doucette scored both goals – one in each half.

Second Division
Central Queens 2 Summerside Team One United 0

Ava Dykstra and Charleigh Corke took care of the offence for Central Queens.
Ellen MacPherson and Venna Gallant shared the shutout as Central Queens took a 1-0 advantage into the half.

Under-13 Boys
First Division
Antigonish 1 Eliot River 0

Kieran MacDonald scored in the game’s final minute to break a scoreless tie and lift Antigonish to victory.
Casey Briggs and Parker Benoit teamed up to register the shutout.

Under-11 Girls
Summerside Team One 2 Summerside Team Two 1 (OT)

Annie Morency scored both goals for Team One, including the game-winning tally early in the first half of overtime. Ava Pomeroy answered for Team Two.
The score was tied 1-1 at halftime.

Under-11 Boys
Sherwood-Parkdale 3 Kensington 1

Chase Bell, Patrick McMonagle and Cohen Affleck scored for the Rangers, who scored twice in the final four minutes of regulation time to break open a 1-1 game.
Ethan Dickson countered for Kensington, and the teams were even 1-1 at the intermission.

Avery Kerwin, right, of the Summerside United focuses on kicking the ball while being challenged by Daphne Gallant of Central Queens. The two teams met in the championship game of the Under-13 Girls Second Division of the Summerside United Soccer Club’s annual kickoff tournament at Eric Johnston Field on Sunday afternoon. Central Queens won 2-0.
Owen Connolly of the Eliot River Ramblers looks to make a pass while being pursued by the Antigonish Celtics’ David Ware, left. The action took place during the Under-13 Boys Division championship game of the Summerside United Soccer Club’s annual kickoff tournament at Eric Johnston Field on Sunday afternoon. Antigonish scored in the final minute of the game to pull out a 1-0 decision.
Lucas Thibeau of Kensington heads the ball during the championship game of the Under-11 Boys Division of the Summerside United Soccer Club’s annual kickoff tournament at Eric Johnston Field on Sunday morning. The Sherwood-Parkdale Rangers scored twice in the final four minutes of regulation time to defeat Kensington 3-1.
Katie Grace Noye, left, of Summerside Team Two and Ava Allain of Summerside Team One race for the ball during play in the Summerside United Soccer Club’s annual kickoff tournament at Eric Johnston Field on Sunday morning. Team One pulled out an exciting 2-1 overtime win in the Under-11 Girls Division championship game.

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