The North Enderby Timber Celtics tamed the youthful Ball Blasters 1-0 in a North Okanagan Women’s Soccer Association Division I scorcher Tuesday night at Marshall Field.
La Senza Lady of the Match Tori Reid scored after creating countless opportunities for the 3-3-1 Celtics.
Ashley Krause battled hard to create a foul which led to a Casey Benz free kick that was weighted perfectly to the back post for Daylinn Moesker, who was denied on the goal line but Reid was there to capatalize knock in the rebound.
The Timber back line of Krause, Benz, Debbie Henderson and Haley Walsh was superb all night keeping the 3-4 Blasters at bay. Carly Smith was a standout earning the clean sheet.
Kira Lee and Maria Thorlakson each rang up deuces as Little Tex Outlaws bounced the AF Blazers 6-0.
Jenessa Moore, on a sweet FIFA-like cross from Cayla Brown, and Mary Bennett, on a last-minute breakaway, finished the scoring. Eileen Fox was in net.
Peacock Sheridan Group shut out Glenn Power 3-0 in other Division 1 action Tuesday night.
Lana Finley, Beccs Wipfla and Cheyenne Dedla had the goals.
The Vernon Square Liquor Store VQA shrugged off the Adventure Bay Sistas 4-1 in Masters Division play Tuesday night.
Roadrunner Cheryl Roddis received a wonderful cross, putting VQA (4-3-2) on top.
Jen Hatt waited for the chaos in front of the Sistas’ net to die down before settling the ball and tapping it in.
Sue McKinnon was relentless in stealing balls from Sistas defenders, battling her way to the front of the net and converting.
Harmony Crockett launched a deep shot over the keeper for their fourth goal.
Wendy Horner picked up a deflected header from Diane Nuedorf and blasted it home for Sistas.
The Squires Four Pub iced Rosters Pub 6-1 at MacDonald Park.
Rosters applied pressure with multiple scoring chances but couldn’t keep pace with the 7-1-1 Squires Pub.
The back-and-fourth game ended in the first half when Leah Frye dropped the ball to Irene Arrotta, who made a goal-mouth pass to Jacquie Hansen for the Squires’ tap in.
Bobbi Cormier registered her first of two goals on a slick through ball from Jill Rintoul. Hansen’s second came after Arrotta was awarded a free kick.
Frye booted home a low drive from a sweet pass by Rintoul in the second half and Tori Feser buried one in the far corner.
Emily Hoag arched her corner into the back of the net for the Rosters.
The Chick Kickers blanked the Controllers 3-0 at Marshall Field #1.
The Chick Kickers (5-3-1) were buzzing from the opening kickoff as they scored just minutes into the game.
Winger Kelly Challen wrestled the ball away from a Controller defender, passed back to Michelle Johnson who found a fresh-legged Jen Sorochuck, deking the keeper.
Sorochuck showed off the wheels when she took a cross from Jen Kemper, slotting the ball in the far corner.
Kemper finished the night with a breakaway goal set up by Holly Flinkman and Jenny Garnett.
The Longhorn/Graymonk Impact shed the Shuswap Merlot 4-1 at MacDonald Park.
Trailing by one for most of the first half, the Impact (4-3-3) battled back with a pair of snipes from Alicia McCreary and singles from Edeen Ramsey and Myra McEwan.
Rosters and the Goplen Drillers battled to a 1-1 draw in a Masters women’s make-up game Sunday night at Marshall Field.
Monika Jatel scored for Rosters in the first half on a high bullet just below the crossbar from outside the 18.
Jatel, who turned in a tireless effort, earned Harlan’s Lady of the Match. Centre defender Denise Bateman was a machine going hard the entire 90 minutes, while keeper Amanda Smiley recorded some amazing clutch saves.
The Goplen gang controlled the majority of play and Lady of the Match Melissa Henson, who created several scoring opportunities by breaking past the defence all night, finally finished on a solid shot just inside the post early in the second half to equalize.