Heat draw with Abby
The premier women Kamloops Heat opened their Pacific Coast Soccer League season with a 1-1 tie against the Abbotsford Mariners on the Lower Mainland on Saturday, May 5.
Emily Oliver’s long-distance strike in the 30th minute gave Kamloops a 1-0 lead.
With 15 minutes left to play, Emily Bailey’s clearance attempt hit an Abbotsford attacker and ricocheted into the Heat’s goal.
Goalkeeper Taylor Shantz played well for Kamloops.
Next up for the Heat is their home opener against Victoria on Sunday, May 13, at Hillside Stadium.
That game is scheduled to get underway at noon.