Hans Edblad scored a goal in each half as Okanagan Spring Brewery clipped the Rutland Spirit 2-1 in Okanagan Oldtimers 45+ Soccer League action Monday night at Marshall Field #4.
Edblad’s second of the game came with five minutes left on a feed by Mike Lloyd, who also set up the first goal.
Roger Irving, Gord Campbell, Tom Ouchi and Jim McEwan shut down any attack Rutland mounted. Rutland scored off a free kick just outside the penalty area late in the first half.
Rob Parkin moved up into the centre midfield and earned the Gateby Man of the Match with two goals as the Hi-Pro Sportswear Camels shut down the Kelowna Rented Mules 4-0 at Marshall #3,
Parkin scored once on a scramble after a corner by Al Betton and added another off a feed from Al Murphy for the 7-2 Humpbacks.
Betton curled in a gorgeous corner for the winner, while Jim Mottus nodded in a Rob Hulstein corner to end a lengthy scoring drought. Dave Dutcher earned the shutout.
The Silver Stars lost their first game of the season last night, falling 3-0 to Penticton United at Mission 71 Field.
Two first-half giveaways and a defensive error early in the second sealed the game, played on an immaculate pitch. The Stars dipped to 6-2-1, while Penticton went to 6-0-3.
The North Country Appraisals Kickers stuffed the Big O Tire Ogopogos 9-1 at Rutland Field.
Ruben Cerventez enjoyed several scoring chances for the Ogopogos and set up a nice passing play for the goal by John Garner, who blasted a low shot to the corner from the outside.
Brad Conlin and Mark Wasylyk had solid showings in centre midfield as Big O (3-6) played with no subs.
Will Kruiper and Randy Bohem each scored twice for the 6-1-2 Kickers, while singles went to Greg Bevandick, Fritz Berenli, Fred Molzahn, Sergio Santori and Kent Molgat.
On a windy night in Kettle Valley, Kelowna IGA crushed Cantina’s 11-0.
Darryl Hazell and Rich Woodhouse each provided hat tricks for the 9-0 IGA, while Geoff Greenwell (2), Larry Kinakin, Scott Sieben and Jim Kruiper weighed in with singles.
Lake Country FC and Brandt’s Creek Pub battled to a 2-2 draw at Beasley Park.
Lake Country is 1-5-3, while Brandt’s Creek is 2-6-1.