It was like coming out of a long stretch of solitary confinement for that first breath of fresh air in the prison exercise yard.
Jodi Easton scored twice as Boston Pizza finally ended its season-long disappointment by registering its first win—a 3-1 victory over Al’s Racquet Stringing in Borderland Soccer League women’s division action last night.
As the league’s newest team, Boston Pizza (1-9-1) has been mired in last place all season and has struggled just to get enough players to show up many nights.
But on a sweltering summer night, things finally fell into place for the underdogs.
Laureen Peters also scored while Amy Wilson-Hands earned the win in goal.
Katie Beninger had the lone goal for third-place Al’s (4-6-2), with Phyllis Pierson taking the loss in net.
As for the first-place La Place Rendez-Vous U18 Voyageurs (10-1-3), they cruised to an 8-1 thrashing of second-place Taggs (5-5-1) last night.
Hailey Beaudry led the attack with four goals while Angel McCormack, Taylor Croswell, Myla Angus, and Erin Tomalty added singles.
Bryanna Dustin took care of business in net.
Myan Miller netted the only goal for Taggs, with Jess Badiuk and Katie Stearns sharing the net duties.
The women return to action tomorrow at 7 p.m. with Taggs facing the Vous.
In men’s division action tonight at 7 p.m., second-place ITS (5-2-5) will clash against third-place La Place Rendez-Vous U18 Voyageurs (5-4-3).