KYSA round-up to June 9, 2019 (with slideshow)

Road warriors

The road was kind to the under-18 Kamloops Blaze in weekend Thompson Okanagan Youth Soccer League play.

Kamloops bumped hometown Vernon United 4-1 on Saturday and blanked Kelowna United 2-0 in the Little Apple on Sunday.

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Notching goals on the weekend for the Blaze (4-2-1) were Emily Clark (3), who had a hat-trick on Saturday, Taylor Smith, Anika Lee Fraser and Fiona Brisco.

Sadie Moyer is the Blaze’s goalkeeper.

Winning weekend

A pair of 3-0 victories on the weekend boosted to six the under-14 Kamloops Blaze’s win total.

Hometown Kamloops (6-0-2) blanked Revelstoke on Saturday and Kelowna on Sunday.

Lolita Persad, Jayden Hall, Sadie Douglas, Jocelyn Orr, Amberly Adema and Meriya Cartier had goals for Kamloops.

Rhiannon Nesbitt was between the pipes on Saturday and split time guarding the old onion bag with Kennedy Gelineau on Sunday.

Blaze on top

Hayden Koppes scored each of the under-16 Kamloops Blaze boys’ goals in a 3-1 victory over Kelowna on the weekend.

Alessandro Lizzi was between the pipes for the Blaze, who have secured first place in regular-season standings and are unbeaten in 15 matches.

Kamloops will play host to Penticton on Sunday. Kickoff is slated for noon on Field 8 on Mac Isle.

Nothing decided

The under-14 Kamloops Blaze Orange lads played to a 2-2 tie with hometown Kelowna last Sunday.

Julian Muckle scored twice for the Blaze in support of goalkeeper Jaxson Haywood.

Kelowna prevails

The under-15 Kamloops Blaze were unable to post a victory in a home-and-home set with Kelowna United.

Emily Piroddi tallied for the hometown Blaze in a 1-1 tie on McArthur Island on Saturday.

Emma Shibata scored for visiting Kamloops in a 3-1 defeat in the Little Apple on Sunday.

Leah Turner handled goalkeeping duties for Kamloops (4-3-2).

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