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EOSSAA soccer championships for GDHS, le Relais

sean May 28, 2019 - 7:18pm

Both high schools in Alexandria captured EOSSAA 'A' soccer titles today in Kingston. Glengarry DHS' senior boys won, as did le Relais' senior girls. 

Unfortunately, the events concluded after The News had gone to press this week. Brief stories are posted to Sports in the Glens, and we will have full coverage in the newspaper next week.

Senior boys soccer team from GDHS snags EOSSAA crown, advances to OFSAA

sean May 28, 2019 - 7:10pm

Glengarry District High School's senior boys soccer team followed up its SD&G championship by winning the 'A' division at EOSSAA today. We will have all the details in next week's edition of The News, as the boys get ready to head to OFSAA.

A story on their SD&G triumph appears in the May 29 issue of The Glengarry News, and a photo gallery can be viewed online here

GDHS senior boys, Le Relais senior girls soccer teams seeded first for EOSSAA

sean May 26, 2019 - 1:53pm

Senior 'A' EOSSAA soccer will take place May 27 and May 28, with teams from the county seeded on top.

For the boys, the SD&G champion Glengarry Gaels, who capped off a perfect league season last week by claiming the SDGAA playoff title, are ranked first in a six-team field for the regional tournament.

Day one matches are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. (versus Notre Dame) and 12:30 p.m. (against St. Michael). The top two squads from pool play will advance to day two semifinal action, set for 10:30 a.m. The championship game is booked for a 2 p.m. start.

On the girls side, le Relais claimed the PRSSAA championship last fall and has been eager to hit the field to compete at EOSSAA. Les Rapides are ranked first. The SDGAA entrant is la Citadelle.

Le Relais day one action is slated for 8 a.m. (versus Ernestown) and 11:00 a.m. (against Rideau). Semifinals on the second day are set for 9 a.m., with the girls championship game booked for a 12:30 p.m. start.

EOSSAA is being hosted by St. Michael Catholic High School, with the games to be played at South Gower Park (669 South Gower Dr., Kemptville). The game format will be two 40-minute halves.

Finalists amongst the boys and girls (EOSSAA winners and runners-up) will qualify for OFSAA.

GDHS senior & junior boys soccer teams advance to league finals

sean May 22, 2019 - 12:47pm

The senior and junior boys soccer teams at Glengarry District High School scored respective victories this morning over Char-Lan and Tagwi to advance to this afternoon's SD&G championships matches. The senior final is scheduled for a 3 p.m. start, with the junior final at 4:30 p.m.

On the girls side, GDHS' varsity squad blanked Char-Lan, in Cornwall, to advance to the senior 'A' final versus host and top seed la Citadelle.

The junior girls final will feature Tagwi versus the winner of the semifinal currently underway.

Note: for junior boys and junior girls, the finalists will all advance to EOSSAA, regardless of the outcome of the games, as there are extra berths available to SDGAA. In the senior divisions, only winners will move on.

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GDHS senior Bailey Pidgeon pushes ahead for a loose ball, in action versus Char-Lan. – Sean Bray photo

Glengarry senior boys complete unbeaten regular-season campaign

sean May 16, 2019 - 5:13pm

The Glengarry DHS Gaels senior boys soccer team nabbed two more victories this morning to maintain the team's unbeaten regular-season record in SD&G league play. With that, the Gaels will finish first in the standings and host playoffs in Alexandria, on May 22. (The junior boys 'A' playoff tourney will also be in Alexandria.)

The top seed amongst senior 'A' girls teams is la Citadelle, which will host the senior and junior playoffs, also on May 22. The Gaels girls also won twice today to wrap up their regular season action and will compete as the second seed next week.

In 'AA' soccer, St. Joseph's will host all playoff matches, with the girls going May 21 and the boys on May 22.

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There were some soggy sports on the soccer fields today in Williamstown. – Sean Bray photo

Video: high school senior boys indoor soccer action

sean Apr 26, 2019 - 5:41pm

The senior boys soccer team from Glengarry DHS tangled with Louis Riel today in the finale at an indoor soccer tournament, held in Cornwall. We will have coverage and photos in next week's edition of The Glengarry News.

High school senior boys soccer tournament set for Friday in Cornwall

sean Apr 25, 2019 - 2:38pm

Cornwall's multi-sport complex will host a pre-season high school senior boys soccer tournament on Friday. Amongst the teams involved are the squads from Glengarry DHS and Char-Lan DHS. Others are St. Joseph's are la Citadelle. 

9 a.m.: SJCSS vs. ESLC
10 a.m.: GDHS vs. CLDHS
11 a.m.: SJCSS vs. GDHS
noon: CLDHS vs. ESLC
1 p.m.: SJCSS vs. CLDHS
2 p.m.: GDHS vs. ESLC
3 p.m.: final 1st vs. 2nd

The SDGAA league season is scheduled to kick off next Wednesday.

High school sports notes

sean Apr 23, 2019 - 11:18am

Recently, the senior boys soccer team from Glengarry DHS competed at a tournament in Kingston.

The Gaels beat Notre Dame from Carleton Place 1-0, lost to Holy Cross (AAA team) from Kingston 2-1, and beat Granite Ridge from Sharbot Lake 7-0.

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Char-Lan DHS' two midget doubles teams were silver medallists at the SDGAA championships, held earlier this month in Cornwall. Crusader duos Wyatt Zimmer and Connor Spence, and Maggie Hope and Frances McDonell both teams lost in their respective finals.