The Ellis Moving Eagles made a convincing statement in the Howe Sound Men’s Soccer League action on Sunday (Sept. 15).
Steve Shore, Austin Draper and Paul Park Baxter scored to lift the Eagles to a 3-1 victory over two-time defending champion B&B Excavating, wresting early-season command of the league’s top spot after two weeks of play.
Gary O’Neil scored the lone goal for B&B, which fell into a four-way tie for second with to one win, one loss this season. Ellis Moving is in first place with a 2-0-0 record.
Also on Sunday, Galileo defeated Ocean Sun 4-1 as Kevin Schellenberg and Alex Fernandez scored two goals apiece for Galileo. Toran Savjord scored the lone Ocean Sun goal.
Meanwhile, Othmene Kabbadj scored twice and Randeep Cheema, Gurpreet Rai, Chris Johnstone, Jack Bir and Brian Cormack scored single goals to carry Sikh Temple to a 7-1 over Lil’wat FC.
This Sunday, Sikh Temple meets Ocean Sun at 10 a.m. on Brennan Park Field No. 3, Ellis Moving plays Galileo at 10 a.m. on Field 4 and B&B clashes with Lil’wat FC at noon on Field 4.