Celtics, Eagles to compete in OFSAA soccer tourneys

OWEN SOUND – The Bishop Macdonell Celtics qualified for the OFSAA provincial high school AA girls’ soccer championship tournament by winning the CWOSSA AA title Thursday.

The Celtics blanked the Southwood Sabres of Cambridge 2-0 in the final.

Earlier in the day, the Celtics shut out the Erin Raiders 3-0 in the semifinals. Claudia Golebiowski, Brianna Martini and Georgia Merriman scored the goals in that game.

Southwood gained its berth in the final with a 1-0 win over the Paris Panthers in the other semifinal.

The OFSAA AA girls’ tournament is set for June 1 to 3 at North Bay.


CWOSSA A Boys Soccer

WATERLOO – The Emmanuel Christian Eagles of Fergus gained a berth in the OFSAA tournament by claiming the CWOSSA title Thursday at RIM Park.

The Eagles blanked the Kincardine Knights 2-0 in the final after slipping by the Père René de Galinée Chevaliers of Cambridge 1-0 in penalty kicks in the semifinals. Kincardine nipped the Waterford Wolves 2-1 in the other semifinal.

The OFSAA A boys’ tournament is to be played at Windsor June 1 to 3.


CWOSSA AAA Boys Soccer

KITCHENER – The Ross Royals suffered a heartbreaking loss in a shootout in the CWOSSA AA final.

The Royals saw their season come to an end when they were edged 5-4 by the Cameron Heights Gaels of Kitchener. Duncan McHattie scored twice for the Royals while Nick Nowak and Barrett Work had the other goals.

Ross used penalty kicks to get by Sir John A Macdonald Highlanders of Waterloo in the semifinals. McHattie scored in regulation time for the Royals.


CWOSSA AAA Girls Soccer

KITCHENER – The Ross Royals were ousted from the tournament when they dropped a 3-1 decision to the eventual champion Grand River Renegades of Kitchener in the semifinals.

Olivia Sarabura scored the goal for Ross.


CWOSSA AA Boys Soccer

OWEN SOUND – The Bishop Macdonell Celtics reached the final where they were handed a 2-1 setback by the St. David Celtics of Waterloo.

Bishop Mac had shut out the St. Mary’s Mustangs of Owen Sound 3-0 in the semifinals.


CWOSSA A Girls Soccer

The Père René de Galinée Chevaliers of Cambridge won the title with a 2-1 edging of the Kincardine Knights in the final.

The Chevaliers had blanked the Emmanuel Christian Eagles 3-0 in the semifinals.


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