PHSS boys soccer team finishes 4th out of seven teams

The Port Hardy Secondary School's boys team finished 4th out of seven teams at the Island Championships.

The Port Hardy Secondary School (PHSS) boys soccer team finished 4th out of seven teams at the Island Championships.

PHSS’s first game was against St. Andrews, which they lost 2-1. Devin White scored the lone goal but injured himself half way through the game.

The team also lost Jaylon Grenier to injury, who did not play at all.

“They played very well,” said coach Mike Cleary, adding that the team “led the game 1-0 until the middle of the second half. St. Andrews scored the winner with one second left on the clock.”

PHSS’s second game was against Brookes-Shawnigan Lake, which they won 6-5 in penalty kicks.

“Brookes took a 3-1 lead well into the second half. With 10 minutes left in the game we managed to tie the game 3-3. We than went into extra time, two 10 minute halves. Brookes again scored 2 goals and led 5-3 at the half.  We tied the game in the last minute to go to penalty kicks, where we won,” said Cleary. Tyrone Wallace scored three goals, Seth Hanuse scored one and Trey Morash scored one.

PHSS’s last game was against Chemainus, who beat them 3-2 in penalty kicks. It was “a close fought game where we led 1-0 and then 2-1, but Chemainus tied the game late in the first half. The game remained tied for the second and we went straight into penalty kicks where we lost,” said Cleary.

Wallas and Morash scored the goals for PHSS.  Lyam Donetz captained PHSS for the Tournament, and Donetz, Wallas, and Morash were all selected to the all-star team.

Just Posted

Tree falls inches away from Port Hardy home

The tree narrowly missed the residence on Wolleson Street

Port Hardy firefighters to earn money for calls

Council has approved a Fire Department Remuneration policy

A memorial mural will be painted in Port Hardy

The mural will honour lives lost to substance abuse and mental health

VIDEO: North Island Local Hero Awards 2018

On the North Island, we are blessed with many different kinds of heroes.

Port Alice Health Centre receives special appreciation

Society makes luncheon to recognize healthcare staff

Black Press Media to launch Pipeline Full of Controversy series

Series covers Trans Mountain’s history, science, Indigenous reaction, politics and economics

Kervin’s Corner: There’s more than one solution to aquaculture, fish farms

“We don’t need to coop up farmed fish to land-based, closed containment farming.”

B.C. RCMP swoop in to save injured eagle

An eagle with a broken wing now in a recovery facility after RCMP rescue near Bella Coola

Catalyst Paper to sell U.S. mills to Chinese company

Sale will allow company to focus on B.C. interests, says president Ned Dwyer

Bug spray 101: Health Canada wants you to stay bite free

Health Canada is reminding Canadians to use bug spray and other insect repellents safely

Unions reject CP Rail contract offers

Both meeting Friday to determine next steps; 72 hours notice required before strike action.

B.C. jewellers warn public about fake gold scam

‘They are playing on people’s sympathy and their greed’

Former B.C. premier says pot industry about to enter Wild West

Mike Harcourt says Canada is about to enter a new gold rush with many dreaming of striking it rich

Hunt continues for two suspects in Ontario restaurant explosion

The explosion left 15 people injured, but all victims have now been released from hospital

Most Read