The Green Rockets brushed back the Chick Kickers OMG 4-1 in North Okanagan Women’s Soccer Association Division 2 play Thursday night at Marshall Field #4.
Casi Stanley, Shauna Hagen, Amanda Hackman and Natalie Forster scored for the Rockets, who got a stellar showing from Brittany Chase.
“The team keeps on getting better at their skills and working together,” said Dana Dimmick of the Rockets. “For a team who only started playing together this season, and are still learning each other’s names, I am very impressed with how well we are playing together.”
In men’s 50+ action, Mike Lloyd returned from injured reserve to dial up a deuce as Kal Tire clipped West Kelowna 3-2 at Marshall #3.
Lloyd converted on a penalty kick to make it 1-1 early in the second half after Ben Vos fooled Tiremen keeper Roger Irving in the 24th minute.
Irving moved to striker in the second half and drew a foul for the penalty kick. He buried the 2-2 equalizer on a great second effort.
West Kelowna had gone up when Jindro Vilimek buried a penalty kick past Rob Parkin. Lloyd netted the winner on a partial breakaway, outmuscling a defender and going low. Jenne Huberts drew the assist. Lloyd was named the Telus Man of the Match.
The Silver Stars and Kelowna Kickers battled to a scoreless draw at Marshall #5.
Burnley Fish & Chips Man of the Match Dave Gould was spectacular in net for the Stars as the Kickers pressed hard most of the night. Bob Oldfield, who recently got his Canadian papers, was bold on the back line.