Boston Pizza, Pharmasave leading way


With the local Borderland Soccer Association entering its final few matches, the cream is starting to rise to the top in both the men’s and women’s divisions.
Boston Pizza continues to be the team to beat among the women, improving to a perfect 11-0 after edging the Rendez-Vous Voyageurs 4-3 on Monday evening.
Allison Brown had a hat trick for Boston Pizza, which also saw her increase her league best goal total to 17, while Claire Hyatt had the other goal.
The Voyageurs, second in the standings with a 4-5-1 record, got goals from Jessica Caul and Chantal Jodoin, along with an own goal by Sierra Cousineau.
In the other match-up Monday evening, Sara Kellar netted a hat trick of her own, which moved her into second in the league scoring standings with 14 goals, to help Al’s Racquet Stringing to an 8-1 drubbing of Taggs Source For Sports.
Goals from Nicole Rogozinski, Lauren Pierce, and Annika McTavish, and an own goal from Kristen Boyer, helped Al’s to victory, which put them in third place with a 4-6 mark.
Blaire Harnett had the lone goal for Taggs, which sits at the bottom of the four-team loop with a 1-9-1 record.
In the men’s division, meanwhile, Pharmasave (8-2-1) took over sole possession of first place last Thursday night after they won by default over Manitou Forest Products.
The two teams also are home to the top scorers in the men’s division, with Mitch Cain of Manitou Forest Products leading the league with 13 goals.
Pharmasave’s Jimmy Nussbaumer is close behind with 11.
In the other game last Thursday, the Rendez-Vous Voyageurs (2-8-0) blanked Emo (4-8-0) 5-0 thanks to a pair of goals each from Colton Spicer and Gavin Moorhouse.
Men’s division play resumed last night with Pharmasave playing the Voyageurs and Manitou taking on Emo, then will continue tomorrow evening as Manitou goes up against the Voyageurs while Emo squares off against Pharmasave.
Women’s action continues tonight as Boston Pizza will look to stay undefeated against Taggs.
The Rendez-Vous and Al’s, meanwhile, will battle it out for sole possession of second place.
Regular-season games are slated to end on Thursday, Aug. 4, before the playoffs begin on Monday, Aug. 8.
The championship games in both divisions will take place Thursday, Aug. 11.