Rockwood, Puslinch prevail in First on Turf finals
GUELPH – Teams representing Rockwood FC and the Puslinch Predators claimed class honours in Guelph Soccer’s annual First on the Turf girls’ soccer tournament Sunday at the University of Guelph.
Rockwood FC took top spot in U15 with a 1-0 win over the Guelph Junior Gryphons Red in the final. Rockwood finished round-robin play with a 3-0 win over Newmarket United in the morning before edging the Burlington Bayhawks White 1-0 in a shootout in the semifinals.
Junior Gryphons Red gained a berth in the final with a 1-0 win over UMSC Strikers in the semifinals. The Junior Gryphons Red edged Ancaster Titans HPS 2-1 in preliminary play.
Puslinch Predators nipped Milton Magic Blue 4-3 in the U14 final after nipping Darlington Energy 2-1 in the semifinals. The Predators had finished their preliminary round with a 5-1 triumph over Niagara United.
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red edged Dixie SC White 2-1 in preliminary-round play, but didn’t qualify for the playoff round.
North Mississauga Panthers took the U18 title with a 1-0 win over the Junior Gryphons Red in the final. North Mississauga had blanked Oakville Wild 2-1 in the semifinals after the two teams had tied 1-1 in round-robin play earlier in the day.
Junior Gryphons Red earned a bye in the semifinals after finishing first in the four-team division with a trio of 1-0 wins, the third one coming Sunday against the Stratford Strikers.
Oakville Wild had three shutout wins in U13 Sunday, the third one coming against the Junior Gryphons Red by a 1-0 score in the final. Oakville had blanked Puslinch Predators Red 2-0 in round-robin play and Hamilton United Elite 1-0 in the semifinals.
Junior Gryphons Red defeated Milton Magic Blue 3-1 in the other semifinal and also downed Georgetown Mustangs Black 3-1 in preliminary round play.
Waterloo United A handed Hamilton United Elite Black a 1-0 setback in the U16 final. In the semifinals, Waterloo United A slipped by Darlington Energy 1-0 while Hamilton United Elite Black beat Junior Gryphons Red 3-0.
Junior Gryphons Red dropped North Toronto Nitros 5-0 to finish preliminary-round play earlier Sunday.
Burlington Bayhawks took the U17 crown with a 1-0 win over Oakville Wild in the championship match.
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 1 Stratford Strikers 0
Oakville Wild 1 North Mississauga Panthers 1
Semifinal: North Mississauga Panthers 2 Oakville Wild 0
Final: North Mississauga Panthers 1 Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 0
Richmond Hill 1 Erin Mills Eagles 0
Burlington Bayhawks 1 Georgetown Mustangs 0
North Mississauga Panthers Red 2 Whitby Iroquois B 0
Oakville Wild 3 Ancaster Titans 0
Semifinal: Burlington Bayhawks 2 Richmond Hill 0
Semifinal: Oakville Wild 4 North Mississauga Panthers Red 0
Final: Burlington Bayhawks 1 Oakville Wild 0
Muskoka FC 1 Waterloo United B 0
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 5 North Toronto Nitros 0
Darlington Energy 3 Hamilton United Elite Black 2
Waterloo United A 3 Niagara United 0
Semifinal: Waterloo United A 1 Darlington Energy 0
Semifinal: Hamilton United Elite Black 3 Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 0
Final: Waterloo United A 1 Hamilton United Elite Black 0
Woolwich Wolfpack 1 UMSC Strikers 1
Rockwood FC 3 Newmarket United 0
Milton Magic Blue 0 Burlington Bayhawks White 0
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 2 Ancaster Titans HPS 1
Semifinal: Rockwood FC 1 Burlington Bayhawks White 0
Semifinal: Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 1 UMSC Strikers 0
Final: Rockwood FC 1 Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 0
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 2 Dixie SC White 1
Milton Magic Blue 5 Muskoka FC 1
Puslinch Predators 5 Niagara United 1
Darlington Energy 1 Kitchener Spirit 1
Semifinal: Milton Magic Blue 2 Niagara United 1
Semifinal: Puslinch Predators 2 Darlington Energy 1
Final: Puslinch Predators 4 Milton Magic Blue 3
Oakville Wild 2 Puslinch Predators Red 0
Hamilton United Elite 0 Milton Magic White 0
Milton Magic Blue 5 Erin Mills Eagles 0
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 3 Georgetown Mustangs Black 1
Semifinal: Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 3 Milton Magic Blue 1
Semifinal: Oakville Wild 1 Hamilton United Elite 0
Final: Oakville Wild 1 Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 0
Oakville Wild 0 Stratford Strikers 0
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 1 North Mississauga Panthers 0
North Mississauga Panthers 1 Stratford Strikers 0
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 1 Oakville Wild 0
North Mississauga Panthers Red 0 Erin Mills Eagles 0
Whitby Iroquois B 0 Richmond Hill 0
Burlington Bayhawks 0 Oakville Wild 0
Erin Mills Eagles 2 Whitby Iroquois B 0
Burlington Bayhawks 1 Ancaster Titans 0
Oakville Wild 4 Georgetown Mustangs 0
Richmond Hill 1 North Mississauga Panthers Red 0
Darlington Energy 3 Muskoka FC 0
North Toronto Nitros 2 Niagara United 0
Hamilton United Elite Black 2 Muskoka FC 0
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 4 Niagara United 0
Darlington Energy 2 Waterloo United B 0
Waterloo United A 1 North Toronto Nitros 0
Burlington Bayhawks White 1 Ancaster Titans HPS 0
UMSC Strikers 1 Newmarket United 0
Rockwood FC 3 UMSC Strikers 0
Newmarket United 3 Woolwich Wolfpack 1
Milton Magic Blue 1 Ancaster Titans HPS 0
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 1 Burlington Bayhawks White 1
Darlington Energy 3 Muskoka FC 0
Niagara United 2 Dixie SC White 0
Niagara United at Alumni 4 Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 1
Milton Magic Blue 2 Darlington Energy 0
Kitchener Spirit 0 Muskoka FC 0
Puslinch Predators 4 Dixie SC White 0
Hamilton United Elite 4 Georgetown Mustangs Black 0
Oakville Wild 1 Erin Mills Eagles 0
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 1 Hamilton United Elite 1
Milton Magic Blue 1 Oakville Wild 1
Erin Mills Eagles 1 Puslinch Predators Red 0
Milton Magic White 1 Georgetown Mustangs Black 0
Georgetown Mustangs 3 Ancaster Titans 0
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 1 Waterloo United A 0
Hamilton United Elite Black 4 Waterloo United B 0
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 1 Milton Magic Blue 1
Rockwood FC 2 Woolwich Wolfpack 0
Milton Magic Blue 1 Kitchener Spirit 0
Puslinch Predators 2 Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 0
Puslinch Predators Red 0 Milton Magic Blue 0
Guelph Junior Gryphons Red 2 Milton Magic White 0
- Guelph Sports Journal