Photo of Alix Field at Norm Perry Park July 18th 2014. (BlackburnNews.com photo by Jake Jeffrey)

Rivalries To Reignite In LKSSAA Soccer Finals

There will be some familiar foes facing off in the LKSSAA soccer finals Thursday afternoon.

In the senior boys division, Northern will play St. Pat’s in the ‘AAA’ finals after beating Chatham-Kent 6-2. St. Pat’s went into Ursuline College and defeated the Lancers 4-2 Tuesday afternoon to earn a spot in Thursday’s final. The Vikings had the best regular season regard at 6-0-1, but the Irish weren’t far behind at 5-2. Northern won the only meeting between the two teams this season, a 4-1 decision on May 4th.

It’ll be a Lambton Country match up in the ‘AA’ final when North Lambton squares off with LCCVI. The Eagles doubled up Wallaceburg 4-2 Tuesday afternoon.

Northern advanced to the LKSSAA finals on the senior girls side as well. Lauryn Hibma and Aliyah Greaves each scored twice, while Abby Allardyce and McKenna Jackson added singles in a 6-0 triumph over Great Lakes. Tori McRae and Mya McArthur combined for the clean sheet in net. The Vikings will face Chatham-Kent in Thursday’s ‘AAA’ Final after the Golden Hawks beat Ursuline College 2-0 in the other semifinal.

Five different girls tallied for North Lambton as they beat LCCVI 5-3 to advance to the ‘AA’ finals against Wallaceburg on Thursday. Selena Dirven, Alexis McCreath-Frangakis, Olivia Pavic, Kara Russel and Kara VanMoorsel found the back of the net for the Eagles. Lyndsi Hull scored twice and Marissa Swan also scored for the Lancers.

LKSSAA Soccer Finals Thursday:

Senior Boys:
AAA: Northern (6-0-1) vs St Pat’s (5-2) – 4pm at Norm Perry Park
AA: North Lambton (2-3-2) vs LCCVI (3-2-2) – 3:30pm at LCCVI

Senior Girls
AAA: Northern (7-0-1) vs Chatham Kent (7-1) – 2pm at Norm Perry Park
AA: North Lambton (3-4-1) vs Wallaceburg (4-3) – 3:30pm at Perry Park in Wallaceburg

*(Regular season record in brackets)*