Bishop Mac, Centennial to battle for senior soccer crown
GUELPH – The teams that finished in the top two places at the completion of the District 10 high school senior boys’ soccer league standings are to battle for the league title Thursday after both won semifinal matches Tuesday.
The Bishop Macdonell Celtics, first in the regular season at 7-0-0, and the second-place Centennial Spartans, 4-1-2, are to meet in the league final.
Tuesday in the semifinals, Bishop Mac edged the Ross Royals 2-1 at the Gryphon Soccer Complex while Centennial defeated the Guelph CVI Green Gaels 5-3 in a shootout at Centennial.
Thursday’s championship game is to be played at the Gryphon Soccer Complex starting at 3:30 p.m.
Bishop Macdonell 2 Ross 1
A goal in the opening two minutes of the second half proved to be the winner for Bishop Mac.
The Celtics had scored the lone goal of the first half while Ross made it close with a goal in the last five minutes of the game.
Ethan Fraser scored both goals for Bishop Mac.
Hunter Yates had the goal for Ross.
Centennial 5 Guelph CVI 3
The teams battled to a 2-2 standoff in regulation time before Centennial took the shootout 3-1.
Ryder West scored both goals for Centennial in regulation time.
Regulation-time goals for GCVI were scored by Hal Griswald and Malcolm Mwangi.
Junior Boys’ Soccer
Guelph CVI Green Gaels, first at the end of the regular season at 5-0-0, and the Centennial Spartans, third at 2-1-2, are to battle for the D10 junior crown Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Gryphon Soccer Complex, creating a championship doubleheader with the senior final to follow at 3:30 p.m.
In Tuesday’s semifinals, the Gaels blanked the Bishop Macdonell Celtics 5-0 while Centennial doubled the Ross Royals 4-2.
Guelph CVI 5 Bishop Macdonell 0
Bardia S and Omar S scored two goals apiece for GCVI while Jake M had the other goal.
Centennial 4 Ross 2
Luka Gogic had a hat trick for Centennial while Jayden Laing also scored.
Ewan Williams tallied twice for Ross.
- Guelph Sports Journal