Randy’s Rockets outlasted Capri Insurance 6-4 in North Okanagan Women’s Soccer Association Division 2 play Thursday night at Marshall Field #5.
Sam Audley and Tawny Rudderham each scored twice for the Rockets, while Maria Thorlakson and Torren Huntley supplied singles.
Sunterra Custom Homes Sistas ambushed Centerline Attack 8-0 at Marshall #4.
Deanna Baker opened the scoring just minutes in on a feed from Maddy Demers. Crystal Flasch then converted after she took the ball from a Centerline player and blasted it with a challenging spin. The Centerline keeper partially blocked the ball, but watched as it rolled into the net.
Demers, who earned the Tita’s Lady of the Match, celebrated her first career goal on an assist from Baker, and continued to celebrate as she scored yet another on a pass from Tania Wirachowsky.
Centerline keeper Kris Ponto deflected a shot from Andrea Zubot to Sharina Zantingh who found net. Zubot fed Becky Birbilis early in the second half to make it 6-0.
Keeper Jennie Currie tossed the ball to Birbilis, who blasted a long through ball to Zubot for another tally. A free kick for Sistas resulted in Flasch’s second goal and final of the game, as she rifled one from over 20 yards, high over the keeper.
Marisa Wiebe wowed onlookers with her stunning head-juggling skills. Centerline created many chances, making the Sistas keepers Birbilis and Currie work for the shutout.
Anna Clarke and Ponto shared net duties for Centreline, who got nice work in the middle by Charly Leverman and Natalie Lussin and gutsy attempts up front by Julie Kentel and Tessa Derksen.
In Okanagan Oldtimers 50+ League action Thursday night, the Vernon Silver Stars put away West Kelowna 3-0 at Marshall #3.
Ageless veteran Tim Penaluna scored the first goal on a penalty kick awarded after striker Allen Bensmiller was clipped in the 18-yard box. Penaluna was named the Pillar Lake Bridge Club Man of the Match for the 5-4-2 Stars.
Rob Ross made it 2-0 on a half-field breakaway with nothing to contend with other than long lumpy grass and a helpless keeper.
The final goal came from big Burnley FC booster Dave Gould on a close in cracker set up by Boris Pasieka. Bensmiller and Penaluna played with the hurting shortstaffed West Kelowna team for the second half as several were limping worse than Chester (Dennis Weaver) from Gun Smoke.
Vernon Kal Tire blew a late 3-2 lead and fell 4-3 to Summerland at Shannon Woods Park in West Kelowna.
Keeper Geoff Bradbury buried a howitzer penalty kick high, left side, for Kal Tire’s first goal, awarded when striker Mike Lloyd was fouled inside the 18.
Lloyd neatly set up Kevin Mitchell for the Tiremen’s second goal, while Denis Chabot deftly deked the keeper and rolled in the 3-2 go-ahead goal for Vernon.
Summerland took advantage of some major defensive blunders in the final six minutes for the victory. Ken Horncastle, on a penalty shot after a handball call on Gord Campbell, Steve Lovelock and Eduardo Lucace scored for Summerland, who gained an own goal when Mark DeVolder buried a gorgeous header in the first half.
Lucace swiped the ball off midfielder Dave Dawson near the 18 and beat Bradbury cleanly to the corner with a low rolling shot, for the winner. Kal Tire Defender Ted Sheehan was the Alarm Masters Man of the Match.