With 13 goals for and just one against, their statline alone would suggest that the season to date has literally been a walk in the park.
But when you've won three of the last four provincial soccer crowns, those numbers tend to come with the territory.
The Dr. Charles Best Blue Devils seemingly haven't missed a beat this season and look to again be in championship form after having racked up a 4-0 start in North Zone play.
"This is an extremely motivated group of boys," said Best coach Dave Jones. "They're playing with a bit of pressure in the sense that they are the defending provincial champions so they know that every team wants to beat them. I don't have to give them too much motivation, because they just know that everyone is gunning for them."
Their most recent win came Tuesday when they downed Heritage Woods 3-0. That they did without five starters only underscores the fact that the Coquitlam school is something of a breeding ground for upper-echelon soccer talent.
"We've got a real deep roster, which makes things really nice," Jones said.
"Our depth is fantastic. But for us, it's not so much about how many goals you put in the other team's net, it's about how many you keep out."
The players looked at to shoulder the leadership load include keeper Nazz Russo, centre midfielder Trevor Hallam, and striker Michael Mobilio, who notched the winning goal in last year's provincial final against Terry Fox.
"The three of them have shown tremendous leadership and they kind of set the standard for the rest of the team when it comes to work ethic," Jones said.
Gleneagle, on the other hand, is looking to emerge from the middle of the pack and make a push for contention.
The Talons currently sport a 1-1-2 record, good for a fifthplace tie in the eight team division.
The club is coming off Tuesday's 1-1 tie with Centennial - the team they're currently tied with - and had to play a bit of catch-up to earn the draw.
Down 1-0 midway through the first half, team captain Arjan Nikpay knotted the contest on a penalty kick strike to the low corner. Logan Wong, Patrick Serrano and Kai De Torres also stood out for the Talons.
"Our boys showed great team work ethic and never let their foot off the gas," said Talons coach Frank Abbinante. "In the end it was a game that should have resulted in a [win] for us, however we will take the point and move on."
Other Week 4 action saw Fox upend Pinetree 3-1, while Port Moody defeated Riverside by the same score.
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