Sooke Jaggers’ Katie McKay

Sooke Jaggers’ Katie McKay

Youth soccer clubs find silver lining

A roundup of how Sooke did in the weekend's soccer games

The Under 18, U15 and U14 Sooke Soccer Club girl teams went on a silver streak in the Lower Island Soccer Association final cup play.

On the U14 side, Sooke played a rematch against league rival Saltspring Island and lost 1-0.

Two weekends ago, the two sides met and it went to a penalty kick shootout, and the referee did not allot  Sooke five shots and called the game a win for Saltspring after only four shots.

Sooke protested the contest and the game was replayed last weekend.

The U15 girls lost 2-0 against their toughest competition of the season, Cowichan.

Both teams have almost identical standings so the game could have gone either way.

 

Jonathan Dvorak leads Sookies in Hatley 8K

Jonathan Dvorak led a field of 21 Sooke runners at the Vancouver Island Race Series Hatley Castle 8K, held in Colwood on Sunday morning.

Dvorak finished the eight-kilometre road race in 33:11.

The race was won by Olivier Collin (25:07), while the women’s race was won by Chantelle Groenewoud (29:21).

The next race in the Island Race Series is Synergy Health Management Bazan Bay 5K on March 6, followed by Comox Valley Half Marathon on March 20, and Sooke River 10K on April 3.

 

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