Vince Greco

“Wow, wow, wow – this was a weekend to be remembered for local top-flight soccer in Division 1!

Some storylines from this past weekend:

  • Cowichan defeated Vantreights in a Fog match, but kept division scoring leader Patrick Nelson off the score sheet.
  • Bays comes up with a back to back big win as they defeat a UVic infused Lakehill squad.
  • In the Game Of The Week – Nanaimo took down VI Wave with Keeper Geoff Hackett picking up MVP honors. Daragh Fitzgerald notches 2 goals to earn a share of top spot on the goal scoring leaderboard.
  • Another big game, and one would classify as an upset – Comox Valley host Gorge FC and defeat them 2-1.
  • In more upset news, Westcastle defeated 2nd place Vic West 2-1.  Screams of joy heard from Cowichan neighborhoods.

Here is how all the games broke down individually:

Description: Logo Vantreights – (D1) 0
 Description: Logo Cowichan FC – (D1) 6

Cowichan FC – (D1)

Goals: Russell Lederer, Cooper Barry, Steven Scott, Craig Gorman (2), Jordan Korven
Shutouts: Darian Achurch

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Description: Logo Lakehill FC – (D1) 2
 Description: Logo Bays United Liquor Plus – (D1) 4

Lakehill FC – (D1)

Goals: Ryan Andre, Lee Bauer

Bays United Liquor Plus – (D1)

Goals: Martin Gruber (3), Ian Whibley

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Description: Logo Nanaimo United FC – (D1) 2
 Description: Logo VI Wave – (D1) 0

Nanaimo United FC – (D1)

Goals: Daragh Fitzgerald (2)
Shutouts: Geoff Hackett

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Description: Logo Gorge FC – (D1) 1
 Description: Logo Comox Valley United – (D1) 2

Gorge FC – (D1)

Goals: Jordan French

Comox Valley United – (D1)

Goals: Luke Phye, Daniel Cato

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Description: Logo Vic West FC – (D1) 1
 Description: Logo Westcastle United – (D1) 2

Vic West FC – (D1)

Goals: Jordan De Graf

Westcastle United – (D1)

Goals: Elliott Cuthbert, Own Goal

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Up to date standings:

# Team GP W L T GF GA Diff Pts
1 Cowichan FC – (D1) 14 11 2 1 37 11 26 34
2 Vic West FC – (D1) 14 8 3 3 38 22 16 27
3 Gorge FC – (D1) 14 8 5 1 32 23 9 25
4 Nanaimo United FC – (D1) 13 7 4 2 32 18 14 23
5 Westcastle United – (D1) 13 7 4 2 33 23 10 23
6 Lakehill FC – (D1) 13 6 7 0 26 30 -4 18
7 Bays United Liquor Plus – (D1) 14 5 7 2 27 39 -12 17
8 Comox Valley United – (D1) 14 4 7 3 21 32 -11 15
9 VI Wave – (D1) 13 3 8 2 18 22 -4 11
10 Vantreights – (D1) 14 1 13 0 13 57 -44 3

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Up to date goal scoring race:

Goals – See Full List
16
Daragh Fitzgerald
Nanaimo United FC – (D1)
Patrick Nelson 16
Cowichan FC – (D1)
Ryan Andre 14
Lakehill FC – (D1)
Jon Shah 10
Gorge FC – (D1)
Matteo Ventura 8
Vic West FC – (D1)
Craig Gorman 7
Cowichan FC – (D1)
Bryan Taylor 7
Vic West FC – (D1)
Martin Gruber 6
Bays United Liquor Plus – (D1)
Joshua Walter 6
Westcastle United – (D1)
Kiyoshi Croke 6
VI Wave – (D1)

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Up to date Shutout leaderboard:

6
Darian Achurch
Cowichan FC – (D1)
Geoff Hackett 3
Nanaimo United FC – (D1)
Gabe Luger 3
Lakehill FC – (D1)
Daniel Zadravec 2
VI Wave – (D1)
Beau Belle Oudry 2
Comox Valley United – (D1)

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What a weekend!

Local amateur soccer was a hit, hope you were able to catch some of it!

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