The weather may have cooled off the past week, but Cassandra Otto is scorching hot.
Otto scored five goals as the OTC/Sunterra Sistas ambushed the Centreline Attack 6-1 in North Okanagan Women’s Soccer Association Division 2 action Thursday night at Marshall Field.
Otto has sniped nine goals in the past two games. Marisa Weibe added a single from the back line and Diane Neudorf was solid in net for the Sistas (12-1-1).
Shelby Fisher scored a beautiful goal for the purple squad (3-12) at the end of the first half. The Division 2 season ends Thursday Aug. 17.
Meanwhile, Vernon Kal Tire shut down Pernticton United 2-0 in Okanagan Men’s 55+ Soccer League play Thursday night at Constable Neil Bruce Field in West Kelowna.
Akbal Mund made his debut with the tiremen (8-7-2) and was stellar in recording the shutout.
Winger Terry Lowe converted a rocket from 12 yards early in the second half after passes from midfielders Bob Fleming and Jim Sparrow.
Striker Kevin Mitchell neatly chipped a 20-yarder over onrushing keeper Tim Polukoshko at 72 minutes after a great left-footed feed by Sparrow, a central midfielder named the Wendy’s Man of the Match.
Outside fullbacks Dave Hampton and Erv Schuur enjoyed bold showings for Kal Tire. Penticton, who got solid performances from strikers Grahame Baker and Glenn Bergen, fell to 14-4-1.
Vernon Silver Stars took a 1-0 forfeit over the Summerland Rockets at Beasley Park. The Stars improved to 15-2-2, while the Rockets dipped to 4-14. Both Vernon teams have three games remaining.