The decision desk at The Glengarry News is calling an all-Alexandria final in today's EOSSAA 'A' senior girls soccer tournament, in Alexandria, with the championship match set for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff.
GDHS scored 2-0 and 3-0 wins in round-robin play, while Le Relais beat Char-Lan 5-1 and then St. Michael's 5-0.
If you can't make it to the match, you can watch the live broadcast online, with an entertaining commentary provided by several GDHS boys.
EOSSAA girls 'A' soccer is taking place today in Alexandria. In senior action earlier this morning, Le Relais spanked Char-Lan 5-1, after leading 4-0 at the half), while Glengarry DHS blanked Carleton Place 5-0, after holding a 2-0 edge at the half.
For the day's schedule, please see our earlier post here.
The 2017 EOSSAA 'A' girls soccer tournament will be played today in Alexandria, using fields at GDHS and the Glengarry Sports Palace. There are six senior teams competing, including the host Gaels, as well as Le Relais and Char-Lan. There's also a junior group.
Here's the schedule. The first game indicated takes place at the high school, while the second match listed at each time will go on the arena pitch.
- 8:30 am SENIOR GDHS vs CPHS, LE RELAIS VS CHAR-LAN
- 9:40 am JUNIOR HERITAGE VS ST. THOMAS, ST. JOSEPH'S VS CPHS
- 10:50 am SENIOR GDHS VS ST. JOSEPH'S, LE RELAIS VS ST. MICHAEL’S
- 12:00 pm JUNIOR WINNER (C1 VS C3) VS LOSER (C2 VS C4), WINNER (C2 VS C4) VS LOSER (C1 VS C3)
- 1:10 pm SENIOR ST. JOSEPH'S VS CPHS ST. MICHAEL’S VS CHAR-LAN
- 2:20 pm JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP GAME (winners of noon matches), BRONZE GAME (losers of noon matches)
- 3:30 pm SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP GAME (school field, no game on arena field)
If you can't make it out to the games, the UCDSB is live streaming matches played on the school field. They can be seen here.
Today there was and is plenty going on in the world of high school hockey, including boys EOSSAA in Cornwall.
Char-Lan DHS was competing in the event as the wildcard, losing both games to be eliminated. Host St. Joseph's (the top seed) was also bounced after round-robin play with two defeats.
The girls team from Char-Lan DHS is skating in Arnprior at EOSSAA and at last report had qualified to play in the final, with round-robin results of a tie and win.
Tonight in Cornwall is the annual Bishop's Cup Catholic charity game between the Holy Trinity Falcons and the St. Joseph's Panthers.
We will have stories in next week's edition of The Glengarry News.
The freezing rain our area received last evening and overnight had an impact on scheduled sports events, including the annual Char-Lan Skating Club showcase in Williamstown. The event had been slated for last night, but was postponed to March 27 due to the weather.
Today, Char-Lan DHS' girls hockey team was supposed to be skating at EOSSAA in Arnprior, but that event too has been bumped, moved to tomorrow.
You can read more about Crusaders hockey in this Sports in the Glens post, as well as in this week's edition of The Glengarry News.
Both of Char-Lan DHS' hockey teams will be in action on Wednesday, competing at EOSSAA.
For the lady Crusaders, their tournament in Arnprior was scheduled for today, but was bumped to tomorrow due to the overnight freezing rain. Char-Lan's girls claimed the SD&G championship last week, and we have a story about their accomplishment in The Glengarry News this week.
As for the boys, they finished as SD&G runners-up, falling to St. Joseph's in the final. All the details are in The News this week.
The boys earned a wildcard berth to EOSSAA, which is being held in Cornwall. Char-Lan's games are set for 8am vs St. Mary and 1pm against Lasalle. The EOSSAA championship game is slated for a 3:30pm start, and if the Crusaders are to once more meet the Panthers, it will be in that contest. St. Joseph's is the only team to have beaten Char-Lan this season, and they've done that twice.