The New Maryland U16/U18 Villagers Division 1 boys, who were 2016 Provincial champions, represented West Region Soccer and brought home silver at the 2017 Provincial tournament held over the August 19-20 weekend in Riverview.
The Villagers defeated Fundy 6-1 and Kent North 4-0 in play on Saturday, to earn a bye to the semi-finals on Sunday. In the semi-final New Maryland defeated Restigouche 6-4 after double overtime and penalty kicks. A hard fought final against Fundy saw the Villagers fall 2-1.
Back row standing L-R: Chris O’Connell (Coach), Graeme Clark, Brennan Minchin, Benjamin DeLong, Rowan Urquhart, Daniel Starr, Sean Ferguson, Jon Fidler (Coach) Paul O’Sullivan (Coach), Christopher DeLong (Manager).
Front row kneeling L-R: Danny Kim, Simon Wassef, Brady Patterson, Willie Lee, Jonathan Fidler, Ethan O’Connell, Alex Morgan.
(Missing from photo: Mateo Barac, Finley Corbett, Alec Ferguson, Andrew Keats, Dylan Lohnes, Petar Lukic, Kyle Son)
The New Maryland Soccer Club is seeking a new President for the 2017 season. The club is also seeking new executive members to join the board as current members are nearing the end of their terms.
The New Maryland Soccer Club is a volunteer organization. It is imperative that new members come on board to ensure this soccer program continues in New Maryland.
If you are interested in the board and/or interested in becoming President of the club please contact Mike Pope.
After finishing the regular season with a 12-1-2 record, the New Maryland U16/U18 Villagers Division 1 boys represented West Region Soccer and brought home gold as U18 champions at the Provincial tournament held over the August 20-21 weekend in Dieppe.
The Villagers went undefeated with clean sheets in all games during the tournament, defeating both Shediac and Edmundston by scores of 1-0 in play on Saturday, to earn a bye to the semi-finals on Sunday. In the semi-final New Maryland faced Edmundston again, winning 2-0. The final against Restigouche was won in regulation time with a score of 2-0.
Back row standing L-R: Jon Fidler, Paul O’Sullivan, Daniel Starr, Ethan O’Connell, Cian Speed, Jonathan Fidler, Dylan Lohnes, Finley Corbett, Brennan Minchin, Evan Schlodder, Benjamin DeLong, Leo Titarenko, Seongwoo Park, Alexander DeLong, Andrew Keats, Alex Morgan, Chris DeLong, Chris O’Connell.
Front row kneeling L-R: Petar Lukic, Nick Glynn, Cam Caissie, Graeme Clark, Simon Wassef, Liviu Badea, Peter MacDonald, Eric Meng.
(Missing from photo: Sam Arseneau, Zac Corrie, Jacob Greer, Brad Merryweather, Jack Morrison)
Photo: Keith Minchin
The New Maryland U16/U18 Boys Division 1 Villagers are headed to the 2016 U18 Soccer New Brunswick Provincial Championships this weekend in Dieppe after a 4-2 win over the Fredericton District Soccer Association U18 Athletics on August 15 at the Athletic Park Field in New Maryland. New Maryland goals were scored by Alex DeLong, Alex Morgan and Cian Speed with 2. The Fredericton goals were by Connor McGinley and Cameron Manzer. Graeme Clark was the winning keeper for New Maryland. Josh Adams was in net for FDSA.
Back row L-R: Leo Titarenko, Eric Meng, Evan Schlodder, Benjamin DeLong, Andrew Keats, Dylan Lohnes, Alexander DeLong, Cian Speed, Nick Glynn, Liviu Badea, Peter MacDonald, Brennan Minchin, Finley Corbett, Brad Merryweather, Cameron Caissie
Front row L-R: Petar Lukic, Ethan O’Connell, Sam Arseneau, Simon Wassef, Graeme Clark, Alex Morgan, Jonathan Fidler, Daniel Starr.
The New Maryland U16/U18 Villagers were the U18 Division 1 Boys winners at the 2016 Codiac First Touch Tournament held on the weekend of July 15-17 in Moncton. In round robin play, the Villagers tied Halifax 2-2, then went on to defeat the Riverview U18 boys by a score of 5-0, and the Fundy U18 boys by a score of 5-0. This moved the Villagers to first in their group and on to the semi-final, where they defeated Shediac U18 boys 5-1. In the final, it was a rematch with Halifax, where the score was 0-0 until the Villagers earned the win with a goal very late in the second half.
Back row L-R: Paul O’Sullivan (Coach), Chris O’Connell (Coach), Finley Corbett, Jack Morrison, Zachary Corrie, Cian Speed, Benjamin DeLong, Leo Titarenko, Evan Schlodder, Alexander DeLong,
Liviu Badea, Brennan Minchin, Chris DeLong (Coach)
Front row L-R: Alex Morgan, Ethan O’Connell, Sam Arseneau, Simon Wassef, Graeme Clark, Peter MacDonald, Petar Lukic, Daniel Starr