Peters Tirecraft took their first-ever points off Turn-Key Controls with a 2-1 comeback victory Wednesday night at MacDonald Park.
Tirecraft improved to 2-4, while Turn-Key dipped to 3-3 in the North Okanagan Soccer League.
Tirecraft were down 1-0 at the half with Johnny Colovos replying for Turn-Key on a free kick that turned into a scramble. Jordan Vandermeulen started his first game in goal, making a few nice stops to keep Tirecraft off the score sheet until late in the game.
“Our guys got tired on the hot evening and started making turnovers and Peters capitalized twice to win the game,” said Turn-Key veteran Nathan Tucker.
Tirecraft upped their game in the second half and tied it on a great header by Kyle Richardson after a perfect cross from Kenzel Aarts-Roman that the keeper couldn’t quite keep from going across the line.
Maintaining pressure, Aarts-Roman broke through on a fantastic feed from Brock Reim to score the winner. The Longhorn Man of the Match was Aarts-Roman.
Monashee Surveying FC shaded the shortstaffed North Enderby Timber 2-1 at Greater Vernon Athletic Park.
Scott Coulthard pocketed the winner on a free kick that deflected off a defender’s chest in the first half. Alberto Lopez also scored for Monashee Gabriel Price had the goal for NET (5-1). Monashee went to 6-1.
The Timber iced Monashee 5-2 Sunday night in a make-up tilt at the college turf.
Rookie Joe Binns opened the scoring in the 10th minute. Colton Klein added a second five minutes later on a feed from Price.
Brent Poulsen scored the eventual winner when a Monashee defender whiffed a back pass sending in Poulsen with a gift. Lucas Ross added two insurance goals in the second half.
Cameron Hitch and Brett Korberg replied for Monashee.
Auto Quest Nation of Domination blanked the Salmon Arm GM Outlaws 2-0 in Salmon Arm.
Games next Wednesday see Tirecraft battling NET at the college turf at 7:30 and Monashee taking on Turn-Key in a 7 p.m. kick-off at MacDonald Park.
n Turn-Key 6 Soccer United 0
Bryan Schenker scored once and set up four others as the Turn-Key Ogopogos ambushed Soccer United 6-0 in Capri Insurance Men’s 45+ Soccer League play Monday night at Rutland Sports Field.
Schenker was awarded a penalty kick from a slide in the box and buried the shot left corner off the post for the winner
Central fullback Jason Beck fed a long, hard pass to a speeding Jeff Nice, who buried a shot low, left corner just before the recess.
Mark Wasylyk made it 3-0, taking a pass from Schenker, breaking in, taking a slight pause to fool the keeper, and putting it left, low corner.
Ruben Cerventes was gifted twice by Schenker with easy passes on a pair of 2-on-1s , tapping both into an open net for the 5-0 lead.
A streaking Chris Arnason completed the Turn-Key scoring on a easy tap in again from a wonderful pass by Schenker, named the Bannister Honda Man of the Match.
Bobby Zalcik recorded the shutout as the Ogopogos ran their record to 6-0. United dipped to 5-2.
Bosman Accounting and Brandt’s Creek Pub battled to a physical goal-less draw under the lights at Beasley Park in Lake Country.
Bosman winger Mark Sladen hit the crossbar from a difficult angle after a great cross pass from star attacker Henk Bosman. Midfielder Kerry Correia had two great solo runs cutting through the defence and shooting over the net.
The accountants’ back line of Randy Driediger, Dan Rogers, Kilmer Hagen and Alex deBoersap was as solid as it has been most of the season. Defensive midfielders Rolf Hirschkorn and David Howes gave Bosman (4-2-1) the necessary composure against the hard-attacking Pubbers.
Brandt’s (3-3-1) also had a few attempts on goal, one of them by Andy Miller striking the crossbar from long distance and two others were being stymied by European Football School’s Man of the Match Gerson Betman.
Tree Brewing FC outlasted the Okanagan Spring Brewery Camels 5-3 at Parkinson #16 Field in Kelowna.
The Camels, who played with 10 men, got two goals from Lincoln Lanes Man of the Match Johnny Orton, including a high drive off a five-yard indirect kick in the opening minute.
Orton also converted on a penalty kick six minutes later. The PK was awarded after Steve Milne was pulled down. Milne made it 3-1 Humpbacks at 30 minutes, on a feed by Dave Dawson.
Tree Brewing counted four goals in the final 20 minutes, improving to 4-3. The Camels are 0-5-1.