They brought out dozens of home-cooked mini hamburgers for a post-game meal Monday night at Marshall Field #5.
Turn-Key Controls Ogopogos actually deserved steak and prawns after mauling the Mission Cleaners 5-1 in Capri Insurance Men’s 45+ Soccer League action.
Mark Wasylyk rang up a deuce for the Pogos, who ran their record to 5-0 and a share of second place with idle Soccer United. The Cleaners dropped to 4-3.
Ageless Henry Czerwonka started the Turn-Key attack with on a nice one-timer after an awesome run in and back pass by rookie Jeff Nice.
Wasylyk scored just before the half on an excellent header as he was backing up as far as possible for a cross from Rueben Cerventes. It was 2-1 Pogos at the break.
Nice scored on a carbon-copy of Czerwonka’s tally, but this time the great run and pass back came from Bryan Schenker.
Wasylyk converted his ninth of the season on a disputed slide. All defenders were behind him so referee Darrell Buckham allowed the goal.
Tom Rodomski completed the scoring on a sweet 30-yard screamer to the low corner.
Save-On Foods Players of the Game for Turn-Key were Cerventes in the midfield and rookie Jason Beck on the back line. Bobby Zalcik recorded the win.
Meanwhile, Bosman Accounting doubled their win total from a year ago by blanking Real JVP 1-0 at Marshall Field #2.
Towering Dutch striker sensation Henk Bosman played his first game of the season and headed in a gorgeous 30-yard cross by fullback Kilmer Hagen near the 30th minute as Bosman went to 4-2. Winger Kevin Mitchell drew the secondary assist.
Defender Randy Driediger was the Pabst Blue Ribbon Man of the Match for Bosman. JVL dipped to 0-6-1.
Mind Smart of Kelowna dispatched the shortstaffed Okanagan Spring Brewery Camels 4-2 at Beasley Park in Lake Country.
The Camels played with nine men most of the night and took the lead at 28 minutes when Johnny Orton converted on a penalty kick to the bottom corner.
The Smart (2-5) kept their cool and played a possession game, creating lots of chances. They were rewarded when a blistering 25-yard drive from Drew Denis was deflected by striker Neil McNeil before the half.
Camel midfielder Steve Milne arrived late, and while he was putting on his kit, Mind Smart rang up three goals in seven minutes. New striker Allejandro Ruvalcaba set up all three tallies as McNeil completed the hat-trick and Fritz Berenyi also got on the board.
Mike Daly buried a top-shelf 30-yard strike for Spring in the final minute. Defenders Iain Butler and newbie Teg Matthews shared the Wayside Man of the Match for the Humpbacks (0-4-1).