With a berth to the provincials on the line and some history at play, the Port Moody under-18 girls Storm had revenge in their mind.
Against a tough Coquitlam Metro-Ford squad that beat them in last year's provincial final, the Storm pulled out a 1-0 victory and a spot in the B.C.s in July. Sarah Paulson scored with 15 minutes left. While Coquitlam kept up the pressure, goalkeeper Sierra Greico was full marks for her 12th shutout.
. Ally Mandley's marker stood up as the difference, lifting the u-18 Div. I Nitro to a 1-0 win over North Shore.
The victory was the club's fifth in a row, and leapfrogged Port Moody past North Shore into third. Alessandra Rossi posted the shutout in her debut. Also turning in stellar efforts were Shannon Fahey and Lindsay Kirk.
Earlier, Nitro's Melanie Mayede cashed in a free kick in the club's 2-0 win over Cliff Ave.
. The Port Moody u-16 Quicksilver saw its four-game unbeaten streak snapped in a 2-0 loss to Chilliwack. The Quicksilver fired 17 shots at the net but were stymied.
Applying pressure up front were Tanya Kucukgozen, Kiera Thompson and callup Maryna Buska, while midfielders Mia Ciolli and Natasha Lumagbas had strong games. Port Moody also battled North Shore to a 0-0 tie, with Carlina Menjivar earning the shutout.
Cristina Danieli scored once and set up another, sparking the Coquitlam Metro-Ford u-14 gold girls tNt past Central City 2-1.
Samantha Pedroso opened the scoring, off a setup from Danieli. Delivering brilliant pressure up front were Sarah Jetha and Tessa Weimer. Also playing well was netminder Natasha Calis.
Earlier, the tNt battled PoCo to a 1-1 tie. Midfielders Olivia Kuninaka, Kaisha Markiewicz and Vanessa Rasovic controlled the pace of play.
. The Coquitlam Metro-Ford u-18 metro Threat blasted PoCo 4-0 to clinch first place.
Mel Touhey opened the scoring, followed by Paige Benning. In the second half, Natalia Kaczmarek picked up her 21st goal of the year and Michelle Samaie added a single. Supplying stellar support were Holly Joe and Hailey Ross.
. Despite missing three players, the Coquitlam Metro-Ford u-12 boys Shakhtar didn't skip a beat while blasting Peace Arch 4-1.
Hamish Ogden and Luca Antongiovanni finished with two goals each. Netminder Alex Cordiero stood tall in holding Peace Arch to just one marker.