GCVI Gaels finish atop D4/10 field hockey standings
GUELPH — The Guelph CVI Green Gaels grabbed a first-place finish in the District 4/10 high school girls’ field hockey league with a win and a tie Wednesday.
Each of the nine teams in the league played two games Wednesday on the final day of the regular season.
The Gaels tied the Ross Royals 1-1 and edged the Centennial Spartans 2-1 in games played at the University of Guelph’s Varsity Field.
Those results left the Gaels with a 6-0-2 record and in a tie for top spot with the Bishop Macdonell Celtics (7-1-0) who won twice Wednesday. The Gaels won the tie-breaker thanks to a 4-0 win over Bishop Mac on the opening day of the regular season Sept. 19.
By finishing first, the Gaels will play the eighth-place Norwell Redmen (1-4-3) of Palmerston in the quarter-finals. Second-place Bishop Mac will play seventh-place Centre Dufferin Royals (1-4-3) of Shelburne, third-place Ross (6-1-1) will play sixth-place Orangeville Bears (1-4-3) and fourth-place Centre Wellington Falcons (3-2-3) of Fergus will play fifth-ranked Centennial (2-3-3).
Quarter-final games are slated for Monday with two games at Varsity Field and the other two at Bishop Macdonell.
Winners advance to next Wednesday’s semifinals while the final is to be played Oct. 24.
Guelph CVI 1 Ross 1
Lorraine Vandermyden scored the lone goal for GCVI.
Sarah Taylor replied for Ross.
Guelph CVI 2 Centennial 1
Jordyn Farqharson netted both goals for GCVI.
Sydney Crichton tallied for Centennial.
Ross 4 Centennial 1
Kaleigh Boyd, Kiersten Bell, Natassja De Zwaan and Hannah Taylor scored a goal apiece for Ross.
Erika Gilbert scored for Centennial.
Bishop Macdonell 1 Orangeville 0
Christina Nadalin of Bishop Mac had the game’s only goal.
Bishop Macdonell 2 Centre Dufferin 0
Christina Nadalin and Elizabeth Bueckert scored for Bishop Mac.
Orangeville 2 Centre Dufferin 2
Chloe Millar connected for both goals for Orangeville.
Cate Callegari and Emma Schofield scored for Centre Dufferin.
Centre Wellington 6 Wellington Heights 0
Ashley Elliott and Sarah Graff each hit for two goals for Centre Wellington while Emma Ballantyne and Chloe Harrison chipped in with a goal apiece.
Centre Wellington 0 Norwell 0
No scoring in the game.
Norwell 2 Wellington Heights 1
Brooklyn Butchart struck for both goals for Norwell while Josee Hastings scored for Wellington Heights.
- Guelph Sports Journal