They put in a good effort but it just wasn't to be in the end.
The Muskie boys' soccer team fell 2-1 to host ÉSC L'Essor on Friday afternoon at the OFSAA 'AA' championships in Windsor to officially put a wrap on its 2018 season.
The black-and-gold went 1-2-1 to finish with four points in Pool 'B'—six points behind ÉSC L'Essor and Holy Cross, who both advanced to the quarter-finals with identical 3-0-1 records (10 points).
The Muskies had earned their first OFSAA win under head coach Chris Sinclair on Thursday afternoon by blanking Gordon Graydon Memorial SS 3-0.
Cam Lidkea, Brett Allan, and Nick Hahkala all bulged the twine in that one.
Fort High then was blanked 3-0 by Holy Cross SS on Friday morning before the loss to ÉSC L'Essor.
Jacob Albright was between the pipes for the Muskies each game.
Father Bressani CHS, who the Muskies had tied 2-2 to open play Thursday morning, was the other team in Pool 'B.'
The Muskie track-and-field team, meanwhile, achieved multiple personal bests at the OFSAA championships held Thursday through Saturday at York University in Toronto.
Grace Petsnick nabbed a personal best in junior girls' high jump, placing eighth at 1.55m.
Sekina Scheibler tossed with all his might in senior boys' discus, finishing 11th (40.55m).
He also placed 17th in shot put (13.09m) and 23rd in long jump (5.83m).
Carson Noga finished 15th in the junior boys' 200m race (23.81) and 20th in the 400m (53.96).
Sean Huziak nabbed 15th spot in junior boys' discus (39.31m).
Aaron Scheibler placed 22nd in junior boys' shot put (12.53m) while Jill Calder was 24th among the girls (8.47m).
The Muskie girls' 4x100m relay team—comprised of Petsnick, Calder, Kamryn Sandelovich, and Jacy Gagne—finished 24th (56.39).
And the boys' 4x100m relay squad—consisting of Noga, Huziak, Caelin Mayhew, and Ben Olson—placed 21st (50.14).