Shaking off their first league loss of the season, the league-leading Coquitlam Metro-Ford Threat responded with a 3-0 shutout over Port Moody in girls under-18 metro soccer action.
Kassia Hayek threaded a perfect free kick that Holly Joe steered home for the opening goal just 15 minutes into the contest. Hayek would net the second marker, this time off a free kick by Nicole Shanks. In the second half, Coquitlam striker Natalia Kaczmarek converted a penalty kick to round out the scoring. Sweeper Triana Syskakis was a standout, helping Veronica Aguiar lock up the clean sheet.
. Despite a strong second half, the Coquitlam Metro-Ford u-14 gold tNt came up empty in a 3-0 loss to Central City. Coquitlam had breakaways by Cristina Danieli and Noelle Everett but were turned back. Also playing well were forward Sarah Jetha and defenders Mikaella de los Reyes and Anna Muckle.
. In a tight contest, the Coquitlam Metro-Ford u-16 boys Crusaders gave it their all before falling 2-1 to Surrey.
Aidan Ames desposited the Crusaders' only tally in the first half, on a setup from Trevor Good. Netminder Zac Webster turned back a handful of scoring chances, while Galen Wang blocked two shots on the goal line to keep the score close.
A quick start stood up and propelled the Port Moody u-18 Div. 1 girls Nitro past North Shore 1-0.
Brianne Wager netted the game's lone goal just a couple of minutes into the game. While Port Moody had a number of chances to increase their total, they were unable to convert. Turning in polished efforts were Kim McFarlane and Danica Wilson.
It was a blustery day on the pitch, but for the Port Coquitlam Euro-Rite u-14 boys United, it proved clear sailing.
PoCo rolled to a 7-0 victory over Abbotsford to maintain their perfect record. Devon Kumar collected his fifth shutout, while Francesco DeStafano tallied three times. Contributing two each were Justin Cho and Kyle Pickard. On defence, Branden Eadie, Lucas Noel and Darius Mullen held the opposition in check.
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