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All is coming up sevens for the newly formed Okanagan FC in the Kelowna Men’s Soccer League.
A 7-0 win over the DekSmart Railing FC this week improved the Division 1 team’s early-season unbeaten record to 7-0 and boosted its goal differential to a division-best 19.
Dan Schager, with 11 goals in six games this season, scored four times to lead the Okanagan FC assault while single goals came from Zach Sousa, Ryan Donald and Tyler Shalansky. Carson Murray and Carl Vandekraats shared the goalkeeping shutout.
Second-place Mission Cleaners FC (5-1-1) had their hands full with Turn-Key Controls (1-4-2) edging the cellar-dwellers 3-2.
All three Mission Cleaners goals came from Alex Thompson, with Lenny Albo and Jared Quibeil replying for Turn-Key.
Led by Matthew Reese’s four goals — bringing his season total to a division-leading 13 — JVL FC took over third place with a 6-0 victory over Carlton Athletic FC at Mission Sports Fields.
Jorge Angel-Mira and Alain Onenema each scored once for JVL who improved to 2-3-2.
In games next week (Monday), Okanagan FC will take on the Peachland Football Club at Mission 14 and Mission Cleaners meets Carlton Athletic FC at Rutland Sports Fields. DekSmart will attempt to get back on track when they go against JVL at Kettle Valley. All games begin at 6:30 p.m.
Titan Industrial Celtic and Apna FC 2 Kelowna Toyota remain in a tie for first place in Division 2 after posting victories on Tuesday.
Titan (5-1-2) got two-goal efforts from Jonah Kipnis, Sean Murphy and Tristain Moench and single tallies from Ryan Aujla and Jorge Angel-Mira in an 8-1 defeat of Iris Optometry Wave FC (3-3-2). . Lars Seitzinger was the lone scorer in a losing cause for the Wave.
Alex Thompson scored both goals as Apna (5-1-2) shut out Kelowna RV Hardly Athletic 2-0 at Rutland Sports Fields.
Fourth-place Kon Kast Stallions (4-3-1) upset Form and Finish FC (5-2-1) to move to within three points of third.
Caelum Widdifield, Cavan Loughran and Vincent Dryden tallied for Kon Kast in a 3-1 win at Mission 14. Jacob Paul replied for Form and Finish.
Milk Men United (2-4-2) moved ahead of Jurome Realty Euro FC (2-5-1) by doubling Euro 4-2.
The Milk Men’s scoring was shared by Taylor Piche, Evan Callahan, Matthew Greavette and Karram Amro while Chris Gallardo and Joseph Otoo replied in a losing cause.
Four games are scheduled for Tuesday beginning at 6:30 p.m. Kon Kast meets Titan at Mission 14, Apna FC plays Form and Finish FC at Mission 13, Jurome Realty goes against Iris Optometry at City Park and Kelowna RV takes on the Milk Men at Rutland 4.
Division 1 Women
Ashlee Davison scored three times and Carmen Lindsay added a pair of goals to lead first-place Royal Star to a 7-5 win over last-place Voyager RV on Wednesday at Mission Sports Fields.
Gurpreet Saini and Gurbir Dhlal added a goal apiece for Royal Star (7-0) while Haylee Lakovic scored twice for Voyager (1-5). Katrina Wanner, Christy Blackburne and Michelle Blackburne chipped in with a goal each in a losing cause.
Play resumes on Wednesday when Royal Star takes on Peacock Sheridan Group at Rutland Sports Fields and Clydesdale’s meets Voyager RV at Mission 10.
Both games begin at 6:30 p.m.