The KASSAA Champion RND Panther Girls Soccer teams each captured their
respective EOSSAA titles on Tuesday during play on the turf of Tindal
Panthers Leave No Doubt 05.20.10
In a performance that mirrored their domination all season the RND Panthers Senior Girls Soccer team captured their second straight KASSAA Championship with a 5 - 0 victory over the KCVI Blues. RND peppered the KCVI goal with numerous shots in the first half. Twice strikes rang off the cross bar, however the contest remained scoreless. Only three minutes into the second half the flood gates opened as the Garnet and Gold girls poured in all variety of goals, while allowing the opposition only the occasional forary into the Panther half of the field. More details about the contest will be posted soon. The Panthers must now refocus on the EOSSAA tournament, necessary for their qualification to the OFSAA Provincial championships. Well Done Girls.
Semi Final Success - Next Step KASSAA 05.18.10
Senior Girls Soccer: The Panthers qualified for an opportunity to defend their KASSAA championship from 2009 with a 4 - 2 win over the Napanee Golden Hawks. Michelle Good opened the scoring off a pass from Brittany Almeida. 10 minutes later Bridget Bouvier knocked home a goal from close range. Avery Michels out raced the NDSS keeper and chasing defenders to give the Panthers a commanding 3 - 0 lead in the first half. Brittany Almeida rounded out the Garnet and Gold attack.
Monday Quarter-Finals from the Brother O'Gara Field 05.17.10
Regular season success meant that Panther teams were scheduled to host three consecutive playoff games on Monday.
Senior Girls Soccer: The Panthers scored early and often in a 6-0 quarterfinal victory over LCVI. Michelle Good (3 goals), Brittany Almeida, Megan Hutchseon and Shauna Hogan found the net for RND, while Samantha Turcotte saved a penalty en route to the clean sheet. Semifinals up next on Wednesday.
Wednesday Work - Building for Playoff Success 05.12.10
The RND Panthers closed out the KASSAA regular season with a 5-0 victory over the Bayridge Blazers. Jocelyn Sutton opened the scoring early in the first half, and Brittany Almeida, Kristen Carquez and Megan Hutcheson each added singles in the first half. Shauna Hogan rounded out the scoring with a nice controlled touch and shot in the 6 yard box in the second half. Strong team defence kept an active Bayridge team off of the scoreboard (shutout by Sam Turcotte).RND High Scorers: Jocelyn Sutton - 1 goal, Brittany Almeida - 1 goal, Kristen Carquez - 1 goal, Megan Hutcheson - 1 goal, Shauna Hogan - 1 goal. Shutout - Samantha Turcotte
North to the Lake for a Win 10.05.10
The Panthers made the trip north to Sydenham to tackle the Golden Eagles in a bid to move to 5-0 on the KASSAA season. Some tough defence by Sydenham kept RND at bay through much of the first half, but Megan Hutcheson slipped through to put one past the keeper for a 1-0 halftime score. With pressure mounting in the second half, Brittany Almeida escaped from two defenders to fire home a quick second. Megan Hutcheson notched two more goals in the second half - one a slick finish to the corner, one with some help from the defence - for the 4-0 victory. The defensive back line held strong for RND, thwarting everything Sydenham threw at them. RND Scorers: Megan Hutcheson - 3 goals, Brittany Almeida - 1 goal shutout - Samantha Turcotte
Wednesday Wins on the Brother O'Gara Field 05.05.10
The RND Panthers ran their record to 4-0 with a victory over the LaSalle Black Knights. Megan Hutcheson opened the scoring before Brittany Almeida scored a hat trick in the 4-0 win. Excellent ball control in all areas of the field coupled with confident and aggressive defending contributed to Sam Turcotte's shutout in net.
Monday Results From the West 05.03.10
The RND Senior Girls Soccer team travelled west to Napanee to square off against the Golden Hawks in a battle of two previously unbeaten teams. The Panthers dominated from opening kickoff, scoring just minutes into the contest. Four more first half goals followed, leading to a 5-0 halftime score. Fighting the wind in the second half, Megan Hutcheson rounded out her hat trick by netting two more times. Tough defence repelled the Napanee attack all afternoon, allowing Sam Turcotte to record her third shutout of the season.RND Scorers: Megan Hutcheson - 3 goals, Brittany Almeida - 2 goals, Michelle Good - 1 goal, Avery Michels - 1 goal
Father Stan Soccer Challenge Results 04.28.10
Senior Boys @ 12:00: Two beautiful goals scored by Dillon Perkins in the first half were enough to beat the Holy Cross Crusaders in the 10th Annual Father Stan match. Regi keeper Jamie Katsabanis came off his line to punch the ball away on numerous occasions to show his strength and domination in the air.
Junior Boys @ 1:30: The RND Junior Boys Soccer team battled Holy Cross to a 0-0 draw in the annual Father Stan Memorial game. Both sides had opportunities to score, but just couldn't get the right touch on the ball in the end. Liam Brand got the clean sheet for Regi. The Panthers remain undefeated with a 2-0-1 record.
Junior Girls @ 3:00: The Panthers played to a 1 - 1 draw with the HC Crusaders at HC. Mary McDonald scored for RND who had other opportunities to score including a ball off the crossbar from a Rachel Bouvier header.
Senior Girls @ 4:30: The RND squad played a well balanced and well controlled game in windy conditions. Midfielders Megan Hutcheson and Jocelyn Sutton notched first half goals to spot the Panthers a 2-0 halftime lead. Forward Michelle Good rounded out the scoring with a hard shot over the goalie's head. Strong play by the RND back four held Holy Cross at bay for much of the game.
Home Opener Versus the Falcons 04.26.10
The Sr. Girls soccer team got off to a great start to the season beating the Frontenac Falcons 1-0 in their home opener. Early in the game, the Panthers pressured the Falcons into their own half, creating numerous scoring opportunities in the run of play and from corner kicks. Unfortunately, the Panthers couldn't seem to find the back of the net and went into the half tied 0-0. In the second half, the ladies continued to pile on the pressure, keeping possession of the ball. Their hard work and effort finally paid off. Fifteen minutes into the second half, Megan Hutcheson finished a well-played through ball from Brittany Almeida off a Regi counter attack, to put the Panthers up for good. The solid back four play of Alicia Rubia, Brieanna Duffy, Jenny Wright, and Kristen Carquez proved to be enough as the Panthers went on to win 1-0. Regi's next game is Wednesday at Holy Cross, with a kick-off time scheduled at 4:30. Well done ladies!
KCVI Tournament Info 04.15.2010
The KCVI tournament schedule for Friday, April 16th has been finalized. RND will play in a three team pool to kick off the 2010 season. Please arrive at Tindall Field no later than 7:30 AM to warm-up for the 8:00 AM game vs KCVI.
Click here to view the full tournament schedule.
Thanks to all who tried out for the Senior Girls Soccer team - remember, making team selections is a necessary evil, and all who tried out should be proud of that accomplishment.
For a practice schedule this week, please click here - we will be moving outdoors as weather permits (as soon as we find a practice field), so get your soccer boots ready!