Effort vs Team BC Pays Off
Stars travelled to Kelowna to compete in the David Fryatt Challenge
cup.The opening game in the single knockout tournament was against
the always tough Surrey United League. The game was a hard fought
even affair, with no score at the half. Midway through the second
half, some tremendous work by Surrey forward Megan Blaker drew
an extra Victoria defender to her, leaving Kristine Jacks wide
open for a perfect pass which she buried in the Victoria goal.
The Stars pushed forward looking for the equalizer,but it wasn't
to happen as Surrey clinched the game with a goal on a counterattack
with seven minutes to go in the game. Final score 2-0.
consolation game on Sunday morning against an undermanned Seattle
squad saw the Stars trying to shake off the effects of an enjoyable
midsummer Kelowna night. Seattle had few of their regulars, filling
in with some players from Tacoma, as well as some local players.
Nevertheless, a struggling Stars squad found themselves down 1-0
at the half. The players pulled it together at half time and managed
to score three goals by the 60th minute. Then allowing Seattle
a late goal. Final score 3-2.