Under-12 girls win Highland League championship

Under-12 girls had 11-1 regular season record

Published on August 29, 2014
Under-12 girls win Highland League championship

Published on 29 August 2014

: It was almost dark by the time the Under-12 Fundy girls soccer team were presented with their gold medals after winning the the Highland Soccer League championship Thursday night. The girls will represent the Highland region at the provincials next weekend. The championship team is: (front, from left) Brianna Warwick, Katie Baker, Hannah Langille, Anna Crossman, Emma Gould, Lucy Scott, Olivia Smith, (back, from left) managerPam Chenhall, Elizabeth Lirette, Kori Whitford, Keira Dyck, Julia Crawford, Rebecca Fromm, OIivia Doucette, Jaya Pardy, and coach Dan MacSwain.

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Under-12 girls win Highland League championship

Published on 29 August 2014

Fundy's Brianna Warwick tries to get to the ball before the Falcon's goaltender but the goaltender succeeded in getting the ball before Warwick got there.

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Under-12 girls win Highland League championship

Published on 29 August 2014

A large crowd was on hand to watch the game.

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Under-12 girls win Highland League championship

Published on 29 August 2014

Emma Gould gets set to pass to Warwick.

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Under-12 girls win Highland League championship

Published on 29 August 2014

Elizabeth Lirette kicks the ball from between two North Nova defenders, while Anna Crossman (right) looks to get in the the play.

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Under-12 girls win Highland League championship

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Brianna Warwick races for the ball while her team cheers her on.

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Under-12 girls win Highland League championship

Published on 29 August 2014

Anna Crossman kicks the ball up field for Fundy.

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Under-12 girls win Highland League championship

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Brianna Warwick and Lucy Scott jump into action.

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Under-12 girls win Highland League championship

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A Fundy player tosses the ball into play.

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Under-12 girls win Highland League championship

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Elizabeth Lirette makes a pass.

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Under-12 girls win Highland League championship

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Warwick battles for the ball with a North Nova player.

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Under-12 girls win Highland League championship

Published on 29 August 2014

Under-12 Fundy coach Dan MacSwain talks to his team before the overtime frame.

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Fundy will represent the Highland Soccer League at provincials Sept. 6-7 in Hebbville

AMHERST – The Under-12 girls Highland Soccer League championship came down to penalty kicks, and in the end it was Fundy prevailing 4-3 over North Nova Falcons Thursday night on the Church Street soccer pitch in Amherst.

Katie Baker and Keira Dyck scored one penalty kick each for Fundy to capture the title, while Megan MacKenzie scored the lone North Nova penalty kick.

Down 1-0 in the second half, Fundy’s Brianna Warwick tied the game 1-1 late in the half, forcing overtime.

Elizabeth Lirette put Fundy up 2-1 in the first overtime, but North Nova’s Georgie Gunn answered in the second overtime, tying the game 2-2 and forcing the game to go to penalty kicks.

Fundy will represent the Highland Soccer League at provincials Sept. 6-7 in Hebbville.

The Under-12 girls finished the regular Highland Soccer League season with 33 points. They had a record of 11-1 record, with their only loss coming at the hands of North Nova on Aug. 11 in New Glasgow.

North Nova was second in the league with 20 points, followed by the Truro CC Riders with 11 points and the Antigonish Celtics with four points.