Blanking trend on final day of field hockey’s regular season
GUELPH – Shutouts were the way of the day as the District 4/10 high school girls’ field hockey league completed its regular season with nine games at the University of Guelph’s Varsity Field Wednesday.
Of the nine games, only the first game saw both teams score.
When all the games were finished, the top three had kept their places while the Centre Dufferin Royals moved up to fourth. Ross Royals finished in first at 7-0- and were followed by the Guelph CVI Green Gaels at 6-1-0, Bishop Macdonell Celtics at 4-2-1, Centre Dufferin at 3-2-2, Centennial Spartans and Orangeville Bears both at 2-4-1, Centre Wellington Falcons at 1-5-1 and Wellington Heights Wolverines at 0-7-0.
While Centennial and Orangeville fought to a scoreless tie during the regular season, the Spartans won the tie-breaker by allowing three more goals than they scored while the Bears yielded 10 more goals than they scored.
The playoffs are to start with the quarter-finals Monday, all at Varsity Field. Centennial is to play Centre Dufferin at 11:30 a.m., Orangeville is to play Bishop Mac at 1 p.m., Centre Wellington is to play GCVI at 2:30 p.m. and Wellington Heights is to play Ross at 4 p.m.
Bishop Macdonell 2 Centennial 1
Julia Mezenberg and Kylee Tracey had the goals for Bishop Mac.
Leah Clack tallied for Centennial.
Guelph CVI 9 Wellington Heights 0
GCVI received goals from nine players — Emily Harron, Sam Vandermyden, Hannah Davies, Clara Sebastian, Jasmine Hasmatali, Olivia Puddephatt, Amy Pike, Maggie Smart and Michaela Rankin. Brooklynn Loder recorded the shutout.
Centre Dufferin 2 Wellington Heights 0
Wiley McGowan and Tori Sodoma scored for Centre Dufferin while Shannan Armstrong picked up the shutout.
Guelph CVI 8 Centre Dufferin 0
Maggie Smart led GCVI with a hat trick while Olivia Puddephatt added a pair of goals. Rounding out the scoring with a goal apiece were Hannah Davies, Jasmine Hasmatali and Clara Sebastian. Lou Meloche and Brooklynn Loder shared the shutout.
Ross 2 Orangeville 0
Kaleigh Boyd and Kennedy Queen scored for Ross.
Orangeville 1 Centre Wellington 0
Details not reported.
Ross 9 Centre Wellington 0
Abby Auger, Kennedy Queen and Sarah Taylor netted two goals apiece for Ross while single goals were scored by Olivia Sarabura, Courtney Phillips and Sascha Woolcott. Mackenzie Coole had the shutout.
- Guelph Sports Journal